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Improving school disciplinary policies would improve juvenile justice system

By Lorenn Walker

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 29, 2013

~~<p>Thank you for the editorial on the need to reform our juvenile justice system and endorsing the recommendations of the Hawaii Juvenile Justice Working Group that I served on (&quot;<a href="http://www.staradvertiser.com/editorialspremium/20131218__Juvenile_justice_needs_reform.html?id=236325601" target="_blank">Juvenile justice system needs reform</a>,&quot; Star-Advertiser, Our View, Dec. 18).</p>
<p>In addition to reforming how our justice system deals with juvenile offenses, we also need to increase the chances for students to succeed in public school to keep them out of the system.</p>
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Thank you for the editorial on the need to reform our juvenile justice system and endorsing the recommendations of the Hawaii Juvenile Justice Working Group that I served on ("Juvenile justice system needs reform," Star-Advertiser, Our View, Dec. 18).

In addition to reforming how our justice system deals with juvenile offenses, we also need to increase the chances for students to succeed in public school to keep them out of the system. Login for more...



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