ERIC Number: EJ431718
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Opportunity: How Twenty Boys Serving Time in a Detention Facility Learned to Rebuild Their Lives.
Cernero, Deanna E.
Children Today, v20 n1 p18-21 Jan-Feb 1991
Describes a trial program involving 20 boys in a juvenile detention facility. Academic skills in math, English, and architecture, and vocational skills in carpentry and electrical contracting, were taught. Students also received art therapy. Test scores improved for these students, as did communication, social skills, self-confidence, and pride. (SH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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