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Can Tablets Help Educate Prisoners--And Keep Them From Returning To Jail?

Can Tablets Help Educate Prisoners--And Keep Them From Returning To Jail? | Freeing minds - educating incarcerated students | Scoop.it
American Prison Data Systems aims to slash the rate of prisoner recidivism by supplying a digital educational platform.
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Social Innovation Startup is Using TV to Educate Jail Inmates + Reduce Recidivism | Jail on GOOD

Social Innovation Startup is Using TV to Educate Jail Inmates + Reduce Recidivism | Jail on GOOD | Freeing minds - educating incarcerated students | Scoop.it
Over 10 million people cycle through this nation’s jails annually; more than half return to jail upon release. For many inmates, they're time in jail is spent watching daytime television. How can we use existing technology to help?

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Digital Learning Tool Personalizes Lessons For Incarcerated Youth

Digital Learning Tool Personalizes Lessons For Incarcerated Youth | Freeing minds - educating incarcerated students | Scoop.it

In a place where academic skills vary greatly, adaptive learning technology can help personalize courses. An initiative led by the U.S. Department of Education is building the digital content. But many youth incarceration centers still need computers.


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Prison education cuts recidivism and improves employment, study ...

Prison education cuts recidivism and improves employment, study ... | Freeing minds - educating incarcerated students | Scoop.it
Prison inmates who receive general education and vocational training are significantly less likely to return to prison after release and are more likely to find employment than peers who do not receive such opportunities, ...
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Meta-Analysis: Technology-Led Education Drastically Curbs Recidivism -- THE Journal

Meta-Analysis: Technology-Led Education Drastically Curbs Recidivism -- THE Journal | Freeing minds - educating incarcerated students | Scoop.it
Education programs in prison have a massive impact on recidivism.

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USDOJ: Justice and Education Departments Announce New Research Showing Prison Education Reduces Recidivism, Saves Money, Improves Employment

USDOJ: Justice and Education Departments Announce New Research Showing Prison Education Reduces Recidivism, Saves Money, Improves Employment | Freeing minds - educating incarcerated students | Scoop.it

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Prison education programs reduce inmate prison return rate, study shows

Prison education programs reduce inmate prison return rate, study shows | Freeing minds - educating incarcerated students | Scoop.it
According to the Pew Center on the States, one in one hundred American adults is currently in prison. U.S.
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