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America Magazine Cites IPSSJ Research 12.03.15
America Magazine Cites IPSSJ Research

America Magazine, the National Catholic Review, cited the 2015 Juvenile Justice Needs Assessment by Adler's Institute on Public Safety and Social Justice. The article notes several key recommendations from the report.

According to that study, pushing teenagers into the penal system disrupts their connection to school, particularly their ability to receive special-education services; adds to mental health issues they might have, increasing their risk of suicide; and increases their acceptance of criminal thinking.

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