Throwing Children in Prison Turns Out to Be a Really Bad Idea

Throwing Children in Prison Turns Out to Be a Really Bad Idea

June 18, 2013 | by Brad Plumer | Wonkblog, The Washington Post

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Brad Plumer describes a new National Bureau of Economic Research report that suggests that juvenile incarceration results in large decreases in the likelihood of high school completion and large increases in the likelihood of adult incarceration. For more on NCCD’s work on restorative justice alternatives to juvenile incarceration, click here.

Brad Plumer describes a new National Bureau of Economic Research report that suggests that juvenile incarceration results in large decreases in the likelihood of high school completion and large increases in the likelihood of adult incarceration. For more on NCCD’s work on restorative justice alternatives to juvenile incarceration, click here.