In This Report, You’ll Learn

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    How Ohio began on the path to deincarceration.

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    Details on Ohio’s deincarceration strategies.

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    How these strategies evolved over time and in response to research.

  4. 4

    Five recommendations for states engaged in deincarceration work.

Key Takeaway

States should ask how — not whether — to reduce youth prison populations

Ohio’s experience shows how states can implement successful, cost-effective strategies to reduce the number of kids in youth prisons.

Findings & Stats

Statements & Quotations