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Problems Hide in Plain Sight at Texas’ Youth Lockups

Critics say Texas’ five remaining juvenile prisons not only fail to rehabilitate young people but “actually make them worse.”

It was spring break 2017 at the McLennan County State Juvenile Correctional Facility, and the young inmates were more restless than normal. Some of the teens ro...Read More

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Too Young to Jail

Texas has come a long way in juvenile justice reform. But this year, the question of whether to raise the age of "criminal responsibility" has split some lawmak...Read More

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