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OPINION: Three steps that states and jurisdictions can take to improve education in short-term juvenile detention

Jeremiah was already living with his great-grandparents when he was removed from his family at eight years old and placed in a group home. When we met him, he was in a short-term juvenile detention facility — and attending a school inside it — while completing a court-ordered substance-abuse treatment program. For Jeremiah, detention effectively […]