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Goodwin, Gretta L. – US Government Accountability Office, 2020
Federal and other studies have noted that exposure to violence and substance abuse make Native American youth susceptible to becoming involved with the justice system. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) was asked to examine federal and tribal efforts to address juvenile delinquency and the barriers tribes face in doing so. This report…
Descriptors: American Indians, Delinquency, Youth, Violence
Goodwin, Gretta L. – US Government Accountability Office, 2020
The Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is responsible for managing the care and custody of approximately 175,000 federal inmates--an estimated 20 percent of whom have been diagnosed with a substance use disorder. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) was asked to review BOP's efforts to provide drug treatment to federal inmates. This report (1)…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Clinical Diagnosis, Substance Abuse
Goodwin, Gretta L. – US Government Accountability Office, 2019
Incarcerated students are generally prohibited from receiving Pell grants, which provide need-based federal financial aid to low-income undergraduate students. However, Education has the authority to waive specific statutory or regulatory requirements for providing federal student aid at schools approved to participate in its experiments.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Federal Aid