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Juvenile jail school transformed by new teachers

Activist teachers in New Orleans have improved academic outcomes for students at the state's juvenile detention center.

Detainees line up to leave the outdoor recreation area at the Travis County Juvenile Detention Center in Austin on June 24, 2013.

A group of activist teachers in New Orleans have significantly improved outcomes for students at a school, which is part of the state's juvenile detention center. Two-thirds of these students are passing standardized tests and many are considering their options for college. (The Hechinger Report)

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