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NCJ Number: 118704 Find in a Library
Title: Courtrooms, Classrooms
Journal: School Safety  Dated:(Winter 1986)  Pages:8-10
Author(s): J M Yeaman
Date Published: 1986
Page Count: 3
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Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Schools are the primary setting for most of the serious delinquency occurring today and, at the same time, they are the best and most valued information source for detecting and preventing child abuse and neglect.
Abstract: The concern of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has prompted issuance of the following official policy statements: (1) A close liaison should be maintained between the court and school, (2) families and schools should be strengthened to reduce delinquency, (3) the impact of school problems on delinquency should be researched, (4) judges should offer support for better schools, (5) truancy should not be ignored by the courts, (6) runaways are missing children and should be detained and helped, (7) priority treatment should go to preventing truants, dropouts, missing children, and runaways, and (8) school and legal personnel show a mutual reluctance to assist.
Main Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention
Index Term(s): Family counseling; Juvenile arbitration; School delinquency programs
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