Library Services for Detained Youth

April 2013
School Library Monthly;Apr2013, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p28
The article presents the Passages Academy, New York City (NYC) Department of Education's fulltime middle and high school educational program for detained minors in secure and non-secure settings as an example of how students in a juvenile justice system are educated. The Passages Academy libraries website offers a glimpse of the library program for students aged 9-17. Libraries for detained students do not allow students to freely visit the library and access the Internet.


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