PBS NewsHour

Breaking the school-to-prison pipeline one class at a time

Clip: 06/29/2016 | 7m 54s

In most states across America, education for teen offenders pales in comparison to what they'd receive on the outside. Just one third mandate that these kids meet the same standards as their public school counterparts. Massachusetts is one of them, and there the goal is to save these young offenders with vocational classes and good old reading, writing and arithmetic. Hari Sreenivasan reports.

Aired: 06/29/16

Rating: NR

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