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Juvenile Justice Educational Enhancement Program (JJEEP) - In 1998, the Florida Department of Education awarded a discretionary grant to Florida State University's School of Criminology and Criminal Justice to generate and implement a research-driven system to guide the state in the development of best practices in juvenile justice education, creating JJEEP. JJEEP's four interrelated functions include: (1) conducting research; (2) conducting annual quality assurance reviews; (3) providing technical assistance; and (4) providing annual research-based recommendations to the Florida Ddepartment of Education concerning juvenile justice education policies and practices that assist in the successful transition of youths back into their community, home, school and work settings. (JJEEP, 2005) ...

No Child Left Behind in Juvenile Justice Education: Report to the Legislature - This report is separated into five sections that (1) provide a brief overview on the education of youth in juvenile education programs; (2) address topics under Title I, Part A, including highly qualified teachers and adequate yearly progress; (3) address the core requirements of Title I, Part D as they relate to juvenile education programs; (4) address the unique issues faced by small juvenile justice education programs; and (5) address Florida's juvenile justice No Child Left Behind workgroup's thoughts on plans for rewarding programs for high performance. (Florida Department of Education, Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services, February 2005) ...


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