Correction: Report Withdrawn Because Of Error In Study Data We have withdrawn this story about U.S. incarceration rates of children because the U.N. study's author has acknowledged a significant error in the data.
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Correction: Report Withdrawn Because Of Error In Study Data

Posted on Nov. 20 at 5:15 p.m. ET

An updated report about the study and the author's error has been posted here.

Posted on Nov. 19 at 6:53 p.m. ET

We have withdrawn this story about U.S. incarceration rates of children because the U.N. study's author has acknowledged a significant error in the data. We will post a revised article with more complete information as soon as possible.

Correction Nov. 20, 2019

Because of an error by the study's author, NPR removed its original story about a study of U.S. incarceration rates of children. NPR has published a new story about the study here.