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Juvenile Accountability in Pennsylvania: The Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant

Publication year: 1999  |  Cataloged on: Jul 09, 2011

This issue of Pennsylvania Progress, discusses Pennsylvania's Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant Program (JAIBG), which is intended to promote greater accountability in the juvenile justice system. A history of the program is first offered, and then the article talks about where JAIBG money in Pennsylvania is going for local innovations. According to the document, 'Two of the broadest purpose areas for which JAIBG program funding is available are 'developing and administering accountability-based sanctions for juvenile offenders' and 'providing funding to enable juvenile courts and juvenile probation offices to be more effective and efficient in holding juvenile offenders accountable and reducing recidivism.''

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