Crossing the Water: Working With Troubled Boys

Guests: Daniel Robb, Author, Crossing the Water: Eighteen Months on an Island Working with Troubled Boys (Simon & Schuster, 2001) Laurence Steinberg, Professor of Psychology, Temple University (expert on juvenile justice issues) Jeff Sindler, Director, Saint Ignatius Loyola Academy, Baltimore, Maryland

More states are prosecuting teenage boys as adults and sending them to adult jails. Are there other options for these difficult kids? Juan Williams talks with adults who have worked in special schools for boys in tough situations and with young men who've been through these schools.

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