Think Exit at Entry

O'Rourke, Tom; Satterfield, Coy E.
June 2005
Journal of Correctional Education;Jun2005, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p189
Academic Journal
The article presents information about educational programs meant for juvenile offenders. "Think Exit at Entry" has become the guiding principle for the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ). The Department of Juvenile Justice is very proud of its quality educational program, developed to meet the unique needs of its students. Noteworthy accomplishments include development of a comprehensive curriculum, increased identification and services for special education students, an on-line statewide Juvenile Tracking System, and an extensive vocational program provided by the Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education. A visit to any DJJ classroom will find state certified teachers, teaching academic courses correlated to the state performance standards. Based on the strengths of its academic, special education and vocational programs, the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice was well prepared to implement the United States Department of Labor Academic/Workforce Preparation Grant at its Eastman Youth Development Campus.


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