Program Highlights: Northern Virginia Detention Center

The Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center is a secure, pre- and postdisposition center outside of Washington, DC. The faculty approaches educational programming from the premise that for many students, engaging in educational programming while in a juvenile detention facility affords them the opportunity for remediation and reconnection to the formal learning process. To do so, they employ co-teaching and project-based learning models, as well as a number of supplemental services.

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Resource Date

January 2014