Tuesday, February 26, 2013

The Case for Reducing Juvenile Incarceration: No Place for Kids

http://www.aecf.org/OurWork/JuvenileJustice/JuvenileJusticeReport.aspx

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The Annie E. Casey Foundation's report, No Place for Kids: The Case for Reducing Juvenile Incarceration, assembles a vast array of juvenile crime statistics and other evidence to demonstrate that incarcerating kids doesn't work: Juvenile correctional facilities do not reduce future offending. Instead, they waste taxpayer dollars and frequently expose youth to dangerous and abusive conditions. 

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