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Navigating School Inside and Outside San Francisco’s Juvenile Hall

By Holly McDede/KALW Crosscurrents

When you think of school, you might not think of prison. But in 2014, approximately 47,600 young people in California  attended school inside juvenile hall. Those schools are called “court schools.”

And as the number of incarcerated young people in the state continues to decline, class sizes inside these court schools are smaller than they’ve been in years. That means more court school teachers can provide personal attention for some of the state’s most at-risk students. But what does education inside a court school look like, and what happens once students are released?

Read the complete story at KALW Crosscurrents.