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How ‘juvenile-justice’ schools harm one group in particular: Native American youth

Max Marchitello
Diana Cournoyer

If schools in juvenile-justice facilities are a young person’s last chance to get back on track, our latest research shows that these institutions are failing. Students in juvenile-justice facilities often don’t have access to even the most basic classes, and Native American youth in these settings are more disadvantaged than others.