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Wednesday, September 3, 1997 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | PREVIOUS: School and Testing

Education and Crime

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As tens of millions of children return to school nationwide this week, an extended look at one special field of education and one that has undergone significant growth in recent years — juvenile detention centers.

In many ways, it seems that this "get tough on crime" attitude favored by so many politicians is only just beginning.


  • Bill Ayers, a teacher and author of ??A Kind and Just Parent: The Children of Juvenile Court, which is published by Beacon Press.


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