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Resources to Provide Beneficial Transition Services to Youth Reentering the Community from Juvenile Justice Facilities

This Dear Colleague letter emphasizes the importance in providing transition services for youth reentering the public school setting after being released from a juvenile justice facility. Research has demonstrated that “successful transition services can increase the likelihood of high school graduation and reduce recidivism for justice-involved youth.” This document provides names and links for guidance and technical assistance materials that will help community leaders provide effective transition assistance to youth reentering the community.