Program Activities and Goals
- Transition specialists to provide supplemental services, support, and follow-up for students exiting/entering DJJ or alternative education programs.
- Teachers and aides to provide supplemental services at facilities that operate core/day academic programs.
- Tutors to provide after school/evening tutoring on a part-time basis at facilities that operate residential programs.
- Equipment, software, supplies, and technical support to provide extra support in academic areas of greatest need.
- Professional & technical service agreements with current and future providers to meet the unique academic needs of children and youth who are at-risk such as mentoring, student-oriented legal workshops, motivational seminars, academic and vocational success coaching, and training in goal-setting, decision making and leadership skills, and training in vocational or computer skills.
The goals are to:
- Improve educational services for these children so they have the opportunity to meet challenging state academic content and achievement standards
- Provide them with services to successfully transition from institutionalization to further schooling or employment
- Prevent at-risk youth from dropping out of school, and to provide dropouts, children and youth returning from locally operated juvenile correctional facilities, including facilities involved in community day programs, with a support system to ensure their continued education
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