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

Author(s):
Coley, Richard J.; Barton, Paul E.
Publication Year:
2006
Source:
ETS Policy Information Center Report
Document Type:
Report
Page Count:
31
Subject/Key Words:
Prison, Education, Literacy, Race Differences, General Education Development (GED)

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.

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