1. Although the YouthARTS Development Project was initiated in 1995, programs did not begin operating until fall 1996.

2. The followup period varied by site as a result of differences in program length, availability of followup data, and other administrative issues (e.g., changes in program management) that affected the timing of the followup data collection.

3. For more information on The YouthARTS Tool Kit, contact Americans for the Arts at 800–321–4510 or visit their Web site at www.artsusa.org.

4. Portland's Percent for Public Art legislation requires that 1 percent of the value of all public construction projects be set aside for the installation of public art.

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The YouthARTS Development Project Juvenile Justice Bulletin May 2001