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 […]
Hailly Korman is a senior associate partner at Bellwether Education Partners where she works with state and local governments to improve multiagency coordination. The co-author of "Continuity Counts: Coordinated Education Systems for Students in Transition," she lives in Los Angeles.