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New Toolkit to Improve Academic and Career/Technical Education in Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Law Center examines successful Pennsylvania PACTT initiative and outlines replicable approaches


Models for Change supports a network of government and court officials, legal advocates, educators, community leaders, and families working together to ensure that kids who make mistakes are held accountable and treated fairly throughout the juvenile justice process. We provide research-based tools and techniques to make juvenile justice more fair, effective, rational and developmentally-appropriate.

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