From Fast Company: At schools inside of youth incarceration facilities, there is no one lesson plan that can even claim to fit all. “They can be all different ages, all different grade levels,” David Domenici, the director of the Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings, tells Fast Company. “In those environments, kids don’t typically travel from the ninth-, tenth-, eleventh-grade block-step program.” As part of an initiative facilitated by the U.S. Department of Education, Domenici and a consortium of 11 state criminal justice agencies, which he leads, will help inform the creation of a new digital program that addresses the varying academic skill sets of incarcerated youth by customizing courses to individual students’ skills.

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