Job Corps Training Centers: Concerns About Admission Procedures and Agreements With State and Local Prison Authorities to Enroll Prisoners

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Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "GAO investigated a complaint about improper activities at the Keystone Job Corps Training Center in Drums, Pennsylvania. The complaint alleged the center was enrolling individuals who were at a state prison facility, the Youth Services Agency. The complaint alleged that these individuals posed a threat to the safety and well being of the regular student population at the Keystone Job Corps Training Center. GAO found that, contrary to the allegations, the Youth Services Agency is not a state prison. It is a facility for youths convicted of delinquency-related ... continued below

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United States. General Accounting Office. December 12, 2000.

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Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "GAO investigated a complaint about improper activities at the Keystone Job Corps Training Center in Drums, Pennsylvania. The complaint alleged the center was enrolling individuals who were at a state prison facility, the Youth Services Agency. The complaint alleged that these individuals posed a threat to the safety and well being of the regular student population at the Keystone Job Corps Training Center. GAO found that, contrary to the allegations, the Youth Services Agency is not a state prison. It is a facility for youths convicted of delinquency-related offenses. GAO also found that enrollees were screened to determine whether they were disruptive or dangerous."

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United States. General Accounting Office. Job Corps Training Centers: Concerns About Admission Procedures and Agreements With State and Local Prison Authorities to Enroll Prisoners, text, December 12, 2000; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc298706/: accessed June 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.