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Advocacy to Help Reentering Juveniles Get Back on Track

By Pat Arthur

Returning to school helps young people reentering after incarceration avoid recidivism and become successful members of society. Former offenders face a number of barriers—among others, bureaucratic hurdles and unwelcoming school officials—to successful reentry into the educational system. From working with schools to bringing legal action, advocates can help them get back on track.

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