March 30, 2023

When a young person leaves juvenile detention, studies have shown that how they do in school can influence whether or not they end up back in detention. 

But succeeding in school after detention isn’t easy.

In Oakland, Hattie Tate has found some innovative ways to give these students the best possible shot following release from detention.


  • Hattie Tate, Administrator and program coordinator, Oakland Unified School District
  • Betty Márquez Rosales, Reporter, EdSource

Education Beat is a weekly podcast hosted by EdSource’s Zaidee Stavely and produced by Coby McDonald.