by Michael P. Jacobson


Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "The Cost of Prison in Dollars and Lives" by Michael P. Jacobson.

In the opinion piece “The Cost of Prison in Dollars and Lives,” Michael Jacobsen discusses why juvenile offenders shouldn’t be punished like adults.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Justice, Freedom & Equality as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"What is fair?"

Ways to support your child: