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Why Should You Consider Educating Prisoners?

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How Uneducated are Prisoners?
Education Reduces Reoffending?
Education is Cost-effective?
Source: National Directory of Postsecondary Educational Programs in Prisons, Prison Studies Project, http://www.prisonstudiesproject.org
Not Every State Offers College Degrees for Prisoners?
What Education Programs are in Alabama?
Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project (APAEP)
http://www.humsci.auburn.edu/apaep/
How Can I Help APAEP?
Increasing Prison Education Access?
Education from the Inside Out Coalition (EIO)
Donate
Contact elected officials
Host an event
http://www.eiocoalition.org
Former Inmates Have Trouble Finding Jobs?
Teaching in Prisons?
Prison education is:

Cost-effective
Helps offenders better reintegrate into society
Reduces the rate of reoffending
Concluding Statements?
References
Source: Get Your Butt in Gear- You Have a Career to Plan, Empower Me! Corporation, http://www.empowerme.org
Source: Women in the Alabama Department of Corrections system. Christian Science Monitor, http://www.csmonitor.com
Source: Moneycoins, http://pixabay.com
Source: Breaking the Prison Cycle Through Education, http://www.knewton.com
Source: Why Educating Inmates is Necessary, http://www.onlineclasses.org/
Source: Why Educating Inmates is Necessary, http://www.onlineclasses.org/
Source: Why Educating Inmates is Necessary, http://www.onlineclasses.org/
Source: Prisons Can't Afford to Cut Rehabilitation Funds, http://www.sfgate.com
Source: Why Educating Inmates is Necessary, http://www.onlineclasses.org/
by: Michelle
Why Should You Consider Educating Prisoners?
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Eio Coalition
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Karpowitz, Daniel, and Max Kenner.
Education as Crime Prevention: The Case for Reinstating Pell Grant Eligibility for the Incarcerated
. New York, Bard Prison Initiative, 2000.
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"Literacy Statistics."
Begin to Read
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"NRRC Facts & Trends."
CSG Justice Center
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Petteruti, Amanda, et al. “Pruning Prisons: How Cutting Corrections Can Save Money and Protect Public Safety.”
Justice Policy Institute
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What works: Effective Recidivism Reduction and Risk-Focused Prevention Programs, A Compendium of Evidence-Based Options for Preventing New and Persistent Criminal Behavior
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Volunteer
Source: Staton Correctional Facility. Christian Science Monitor, http://www.csmonitor.com
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