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NCJ Number: 41343 Find in a Library
Title: GILES COUNTY (VA) - SPECIAL SCHOOL
Author(s): W D WILSON
Corporate Author: PRC Public Management Services, Inc.
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 22
Sponsoring Agency: PRC Public Management Services, Inc.
McLean, VA 22101
Virginia Division of Justice and Crime Prevention
Richmond, VA 23219
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: AN EVALUATION OF THE GILES COUNTY (VA) SCHOOL SYSTEM'S SPECIAL SCHOOL FOR DELINQUENTS AND STATUS OFFENDERS WHO ARE HABITUAL TRUANTS, PERENNIALLY SUSPENDED, AND UNABLE TO FUNCTION WITHIN THE CONVENTIONAL SCHOOLS.
Abstract: THE SCHOOL, LOCATED IN PEARISBURG, VIRGINIA, HAS A CAPACITY OF 12 STUDENTS, MOST OF WHOM ARE REFERRED BY THE JUVENILE COURT AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO DETENTION OR PROBATION. THE SPECIAL SCHOOL, STAFFED BY TWO FULL-TIME PERSONNEL, WAS FOUND TO BE VERY SUCCESSFUL....MSP
Index Term(s): High school education; Juvenile court diversion; Juvenile status offenders; Program evaluation; Remedial education; Truancy
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