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Version 1.1 – Updated August 2021

Juvenile delinquent programs

Overview

  • Influence: Juvenile delinquent programs
  • Domain: Curricula
  • Sub-Domain: Other curricula programs
  • Potential to Accelerate Student Achievement: Likely to have a small positive impact
  • Influence Definition: The primary aim of juvenile delinquent programs is rehabilitative, and include programs like Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Outward Bound- type programs, and special schools.

Evidence

  • Number of meta-analyses: 1
  • Number of studies: 15
  • Number of students: 0
  • Number of effects: 134
  • Effect size: 0.12

Meta-Analyses

Meta-Analyses
Journal Title Author First Author's Country Article Name Year Published Variable Number of Studies Number of Students Number of Effects Effect Size
Children and Youth Services Review Sander, Patall, Amoscato, Fisher & Funk USA A meta-analysis of the effect of juvenile delinquency interventions on academic outcomes 2012 Delinquent programs on achievement 15 0 134 0.12
TOTAL/AVERAGE 15 0 134 0.12

Confidence

The Confidence is the average of these four measures, each divided into five approximately equal groups and assigned a value from 1 to 5 based on the following criteria:

  • Number of Meta-analyses
    • 1 = 1
    • 2 = 2–3
    • 3 = 4–6
    • 4 = 7–9
    • 5 = 10+
  • Number of Studies
    • 1 = 1–10
    • 2 = 11–50
    • 3 = 51–200
    • 4 = 201–400
    • 5 = 400+
  • Number of Students
    • 1 = 1–2,500
    • 2 = 2,501–10,000
    • 3 = 10,000–20,000
    • 4 = 20,000–100,000
    • 5 = 100,001+
  • Number of Effects
    • 1 = 1–100
    • 2 = 101–300
    • 3 = 301–600
    • 4 = 601–1,200
    • 5 = 1,200+
Confidences
Number of Meta-Analyses Number of Studies Number of Students Number of Effects Overall Confidence
Confidence Factor 1 2 1 2 2
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