In this update to the 2010 Literacy Guide, administrators and teachers are provided strategies on increasing opportunities for students in juvenile justice facilities to improve their literacy skills, ultimately increasing the likelihood of positive outcomes in the youth’s future. This guide continues to build upon the four research-based recommendations and strategies found in the 2010 guide, designed to help improve life-long literacy outcomes for students.
- Ensuring facilities have necessary infrastructure,
- Using data for decision making,
- Providing comprehensive literacy programs, and
- Structuring intensive interventions.
Additionally, this guide provides a list of valuable resources for further support.