Neglected or Delinquent Program Highlights

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This page showcases schools and other education-based programs that implement innovative practices and serve children and youth who are involved, or at risk of involvement, with the juvenile justice and/or child welfare systems. 

Technology-Based Program Highlights

Accessing Online Supplemental Textbook Material

Examines the efforts of juvenile correctional facilities in Indiana to provide access to online supplemental textbook materials to teachers and students.

International Computer Driving License Program
Loysville, Pennsylvania

Highlights the Loysville Youth Development Center’s implementation of an online computer skills certificate program to help prepare their students for employment.

Oregon Virtual School District

Explores the use of a virtual school district in Oregon's State-operated juvenile justice facilities’ that provides a continuum of online academic content to keep their students on track.


Title I, Part D Program Highlights

Stadium View School
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Highlights programs at Stadium View, a short-term stay school in the Juvenile Detention Center, which includes family involvement, literacy education and transition support services.

Education Advocate Program
Washington State

Discusses Washington State’s 2004 pilot transition program, subsequently expanded across the State, to serve both system-involved youth and prevention services.

Foxfire School
Zanesville, Ohio

Provides an overview of this unique dropout recovery school district, with a middle and high school that provides credit recovery options as well as academic, health, and social services for its youth.

Transition and Reentry Programs
Washoe County, Nevada

Features the Transition Specialist Program, implemented to address the difficulties youth can experience transitioning between the juvenile justice system and the general education setting.

Balcom Learning Center
Greene County, Arkansas

Features the educational and support services provided in this alternative learning environment set within a residential treatment facility in Greene County, Arkansas.

Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center
Alexandria, Virginia

Highlights the Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center’s approach to education through co-teaching, project-based learning, and supplemental services.