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Progress Report: Many Steps Taken to Improve Education at Florida's Juvenile Justice Facilities, Report No. 99-56, June 2000
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The Legislature and the Department of Education have improved many aspects of education at juvenile justice facilities, including
  •  providing juvenile programs better access to student records kept by school districts; 
  •  improved monitoring of special education requirements; 
  •  increased days of instruction;
  •  greater access to general education diplomas (GEDs);
  •  more guidance about vocational education; and 
  • remedies for correcting substandard education programs.

What were our earlier findings?

Report No. 98-28 Review of Education Services in Juvenile Justice Residential Facilities, published in December 1998.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Residential Commitment

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 10-55 Juvenile Justice Students Face Barriers to High School Graduation and Job Training,published in October 2010.

Copies of this report in print or alternate accessible format may be obtained by telephone (850/488-0021), by FAX (850/487-9213), in person, or by mail (OPPAGA Report Production, Claude Pepper Building, Room 312, 111 W. Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1475).
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