August 23, 2013
Prison Education Helps Ex-Offenders Find Jobs and Stay Out of Jail, Report Says
Inmates who take part in educational programs at their correctional facilities are less likely to return to prison and have an easier time finding a job after they are released, according to a new report from the RAND Corporation.
Participating in correctional education programs allows inmates to leave prison with 43-percent lower odds of recidivism and a 13-percent higher employment rate than
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