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Document Number: 8417

Youth Entering the State's Juvenile Justice Programs Have Substantial Educational Deficits; Available Data is Insufficient to Assess Learning Gains of Students - The Department of Education and school districts have not met their obligation to collect data needed to assess learning gains of students in juvenile justice facilities. While available data indicates that students made learning gains while in juvenile justice programs, this data is highly incomplete and may not represent the actual academic status of all juvenile justice students. (OPPAGA, January 2010)...

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