The Incarceration of Juveniles?

Answer The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 and subsequent amendments govern the incarceration of minors in the United States. Congress found that adult prisons often do more harm t... Read More »

Top Q&A For: The Incarceration of Juveniles

When do juveniles become delinquent?

When they commit a misdemeanor or felony.

How many juveniles run away every 24 hours?

According to the National Runaway Switchboard, each year between 1.6 and 2.8 million youth run away from home. That translates into an average of between 4,383 and 7,671 runaways every 24 hours.Ref... Read More »

Federal Grants for Juveniles?

Juveniles represent the future of our society, so it's important to ensure their well-being. The federal government offers grants that benefit juveniles. Government grants vary widely in scope and ... Read More »

Boarding Schools for Non-Juveniles?

A boarding school for non-juveniles is a residential college preparatory school that does not specialize in the education of troubled teens. These schools, which educate students who are boarded on... Read More »