Education for Juveniles in the Prison System
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This paper explores educational reform for juveniles in the prison system to combat chronic recidivism. The paper considers alternative approaches, especially writing and self-expression and publishing through local writing workshops and zoning.
From the Paper:"It is widely established that many youth offenders have not had successful experiences within traditional avenues of schooling (Snyder, 2006, p.1). While most correctional facilities offer juveniles access to literacy programs such as functional literacy training and tutoring and life skills classes, over 50% of state prison inmates under 24 have not achieved a high school diploma or GED. Despite these failures educators and policymakers continue to identify education as vital to reduced recidivism. One answer is to rethink how educational programming is defined and implemented. Alternative literacy learning opportunities, for..."
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Education for Juveniles in the Prison System (2006, December 01) Retrieved April 23, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/education-for-juveniles-in-the-prison-system-141945/
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