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Beyond Scared Straight: Still Going Strong in its Fifth Season

Beyond Scared Straight is, unfortunately, still on the air despite the research that shows it's ineffective and damaging to kids. In fact, Scared Straight programs actually INCREASE the likelihood that teens will reoffend. Why we're trusting the future of our teens to a television network whose other shows include Storage Wars and Duck Dynasty is beyond me. 
We've written quite a bit on (Beyond) Scared Straight in the past: