Develops and implements a comprehensive, evidence-based model to support juvenile offenders with disabilities transitioning from juvenile justice facilities into secondary and postsecondary education, employment, and community programs. The project is conducted in Ramsey County, Minnesota, which encompasses St. Paul and surrounding suburbs, and will result in a tested re-entry and reintegration model that can be adopted nationwide by other schools, juvenile justice programs, and communities.

This project was archived on 2019-08-27T00:00:00.000-05:00

David R Johnson PhD
Eileen A Klemm
Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Education
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Ramsey County Community Corrections
Saint Paul Public Schools


David R Johnson PhD :: Professor

Eileen A Klemm :: Check & Connect Program Manager


A Better Path, A Better Future: Three Federally-Funded Projects Supporting Community Reentry of Youth with Disabilities Leaving Juvenile Justice Facilities

A report describing three innovative projects that have developed strategies for improving the reentry of youth with disabilities from juvenile justice facilities into school, community,…

Published: November 2017


  • Community life
    • Community supports and services
    • Employment and postsecondary education
      • Career preparation
        • Preparing for postsecondary education
        • Health and safety
          • Judicial system
          • Specific life stage
            • Adolescents and young adults


            • Research