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“The U.S. locks up children at more than six times the…
April 24, 2012, 12:32 pm
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“The U.S. locks up children at more than six times the rate of all other developed nations. The over 60,000 average daily juvenile lockups, a figure estimated by the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF), are also disproportionately young people of color. With an average cost of $80,000 per year to lock up a child, the U.S. spends more than $5 billion annually on youth detention.”

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More info here: Juvenile-In-Justice

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