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Cornell Prison Education Program works to keep released inmates from returning ... - WSYR

Cornell Prison Education Program works to keep released inmates from returning ... - WSYR | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
According to the Cornell Education Program, keeping one prisoner behind bars costs $60,000 every year — a price tag New York state taxpayers aren’t too happy about.
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The Importance of Effective Correctional Education

The Importance of Effective Correctional Education | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Prison Education - Helping inmates and their families during time in
prison. Job training and inmate locator directories
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States Struggle With What to Do With Sex Offenders After Prison

States Struggle With What to Do With Sex Offenders After Prison | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A Minnesota program to treat dangerous sex offenders until it is safe for them to go home has held hundreds of people indefinitely over the past two decades.
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Electronic tracking pushed for domestic violence perpetrators

Electronic tracking pushed for domestic violence perpetrators | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
GPS tracking units could be given to women - and fitted to offenders - to prevent domestic violence, writes Matthew Raggatt.
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Prisoners to communicate in English in all phone calls and letters

Prisoners to communicate in English in all phone calls and letters | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The New South Wales government has introduced new measures to control and monitor communication between inmates to stop them from inciting or coordinating terrorism activities
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Why prisoners may be less likely to reoffend than you think

Why prisoners may be less likely to reoffend than you think | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A recent report has surprising findings.
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How One Ex-Con Found Redemption Through Ramen, And Created A Cookbook of Prison Recipes

How One Ex-Con Found Redemption Through Ramen, And Created A Cookbook of Prison Recipes | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
We spoke to former inmate Gustavo “Goose” Alvarez about his new cookbook, Prison Ramen: Recipes and Stories from Behind Bars, which features tips from Shia LaBeouf and Danny Trejo.
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How an innovative jail yoga program helped inmates improve their parenting

How an innovative jail yoga program helped inmates improve their parenting | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The benefits both surprised researchers -- and made perfect sense to them
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The Soft Evidence Behind the Hard Rhetoric of ‘Deterrence’

The Soft Evidence Behind the Hard Rhetoric of ‘Deterrence’ | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Reconsidering the word that was used for decades to justify long prison sentences.
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Prison inmates best Harvard debate team: Does prison education work? - Christian Science Monitor

Prison inmates best Harvard debate team: Does prison education work? - Christian Science Monitor | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The winners are part of the Bard Prison Initiative, a program that provides qualified inmates with an opportunity to earn tuition-free degrees from Bard College.
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Making the Connection Update

Making the Connection Update, by Stephen Seymour: Track Project Activities, World and Australian News and Trends relating to Higher Education in Prisons and Corrections Centres
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Why Aboriginal people with disabilities crowd Australia's prisons

Why Aboriginal people with disabilities crowd Australia's prisons | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Australia's high rates of imprisonment and re-imprisonment of Aboriginal people with mental and cognitive disabilities is not only shameful, it is entirely predictable and preventable.
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Training prison aims to prepare inmates for life on the outside

Training prison aims to prepare inmates for life on the outside | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
As Queensland prepares to open the state's first training prison, the ABC goes behind the bars at two Brisbane jails to find out if existing programs - including a hair salon - are having any success.
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Ontario Commits to Ending Chronic Homelessness in 10 Years

Ontario Commits to Ending Chronic Homelessness in 10 Years | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Ontario is moving ahead with an ambitious target to end chronic homelessness in 10 years and is implementing recommendations from an Expert Advisory Panel on Homelessness.
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Why are drugs illegal? You asked Google – here’s the answer | David Nutt

Why are drugs illegal? You asked Google – here’s the answer | David Nutt | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Every day, millions of internet users ask Google some of life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the most common queries
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One in 14 Children in U.S. Has Had a Parent in Jail or Prison

One in 14 Children in U.S. Has Had a Parent in Jail or Prison | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A new study finds that with mass incarceration, the number of children left behind is also on the rise.
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This Canadian Jail Rehabilitates Violent Offenders Using Prison Theater | VICE | United States

"Just that first time they get the applause is quite profound. It's the first time they've been acknowledged in a positive way."
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