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Group, community say more flexibility needed in treating trafficked youth

–Study also needed to determine extent of problem, fuller solutions

Taryn Sveet, principal at Beach Public High School, is tired of an algorithm deciding when students are discharged from her classrooms only to see them ricochet back months later.

“It is really hard to watch them come back the second and third time because every time a little bit more is gone,” Sveet said. “A little bit more of their hope for the future is gone.”

Those students are residents at Ho...

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