Juvenile Delinquency and Recidivism: The Impact of Academic Achievement

  title={Juvenile Delinquency and Recidivism: The Impact of Academic Achievement},
  author={Antonis Katsiyannis and J. B. Ryan and Dalun Zhang and A. Spann},
  journal={Reading & Writing Quarterly},
  pages={177 - 196}
  • Antonis Katsiyannis, J. B. Ryan, +1 author A. Spann
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • Reading & Writing Quarterly
  • For well over a century, behavioral researchers have attempted to understand the relation between juvenile delinquency and academic achievement. The authors review current literature pertaining to academic achievement and its effect on delinquency. While researchers have not yet been able to establish a direct causal relation between these two variables, it has been demonstrated that poor academic outcomes can adversely affect a child's behavior, and early behavioral problems can lead to poor… CONTINUE READING
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