Locally, Weakley County Juvenile Officer Keith Jones said, "All of the prevention grants across the state were pulled.
stated that Weakley County has a limit of 13 juvenile students at any one time, but that approximately 25 to 30 students have been served by Carroll Academy
this year, thus far.An example of those local students who have been sent to Carroll Academy
this year include those removed from regular classrooms in Weakley County, due to the Weakley County School Department's zero-tolerance policy for certain violations.
"Where alterative school has failed here, we have gotten them into the program at Carroll Academy
, along with probation, and those kinds of services," Jones
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