Educational experiences : voices of incarcerated male youth
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Youth who experience academic failure are at a greater risk for evolvement in delinquency. Their perceptions regarding educational experiences could reveal some of their challenges or barriers to academic achievement. The purpose of this research project was to understand how incarcerated male youth perceive their educational experiences, and to understand the prevailing themes and commonalities in their stories. A phenomenological approach was used to describe the participants' educational and lived experiences. One all male juvenile correctional facility in a Southern state was selected for ...