Evaluation research and quality assurance

George Pesta, Trinetia Respress, Aline K. Major, Christine Arazan, Terry Coxe

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This article describes the Juvenile Justice Educational Enhancement Program's implementation of an evaluation research-driven quality assurance process for Florida's juvenile justice educational programs. The article reviews the prior literature on promising juvenile justice educational practices and describes the educational quality assurance standards and annual modifications that draw from these promising practices. Included is description of the associated quality assurance, technical assistance, and corrective action processes that are used in the effort to ensure quality and accountable juvenile justice education. Quality assurance is argued to be a fundamental and necessary component to both the Juvenile Justice Educational Enhancement Program's evaluation research and accountability functions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)251-271
Number of pages21
JournalEvaluation Review
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 2002
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • General Social Sciences


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