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Selina Merrell, education consultant in the Rankin County School District and for the county’s juvenile-detention center, says positive behavior intervention and support, or PBIS, starts with the right behavior from adults.

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Chronically Absent: Is Quality Education in Juvenile Detention Possible in Mississippi?

Rankin County Youth Court Judge Thomas Broome told the Jackson Free Press with some pain that before 2006, juvenile-detention centers in the state didn't have to have school. With few ...


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