Locked Up and Locked Out: An Educational Perspective on the U.S. Prison Population

Author(s):
Coley, Richard J.; Barton, Paul E.
Publication Year:
2006
Report Number:
PIC-LOCKEDUP
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Subject/Key Words:
Prison education systems juvenile detention children of prisoners re-entry programs

Abstract

This Policy Information Report describes the rising prison population and its characteristics, examines the status of prison education programs and their impact, and describes programs that try to help ex-prisoners reenter society. While supplies last, print copies can be ordered from the Policy Information Center for $15.00.

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