Education Services for Youth with Disabilities in A State-Operated Juvenile Correctional System

  title={Education Services for Youth with Disabilities in A State-Operated Juvenile Correctional System},
  author={Peter E. Leone},
  journal={The Journal of Special Education},
  pages={43 - 58}
  • P. Leone
  • Published 1 April 1994
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of Special Education
Many youths in juvenile correctional facilities who are eligible for special education services do not receive them. Youths who do receive services often do not receive them in a timely manner, and the quality of services is often substandard when compared to public school programs. The research reported here was collected as part of the “discovery” phase of a lawsuit brought against a state system of juvenile services. The case study focused on procedural and substantive aspects of special… Expand
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