Preventing Youth Delinquency: Identifying School Risk and Protective Factors

Although a strong body of research on what makes a student at risk for delinquent behavior exists, few studies have examined the variables within schools that exacerbate or counteract these risks. The results of EDJJ's three multimethod studies suggest that school-level characteristics can help minimize the risks for youth delinquency. Using both quantitative and qualitative procedures, these studies examined three school characteristics related to delinquency.

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September 2013