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More demographic and criminal variables of participants would help understand the effect of educational achievement in the correctional facility on their future, such as the relationship between high school diploma/GED and their current living and recidivism. Ex) crimes they committed, first-time offender or chronic offender, age admitted to the juvenile correctional facility, how long it took to obtain a diploma, previous educational level completed, and family background.
Writing: Informal terms were used, which I believe are not appropriate in academic writing. Ex) On any given day, unfortunately, like …
Even though the authors clarified that 10 participants were a proper sample size for the method they used, a larger sample size would present stronger arguments for policy implication.