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The Role of Education in Reducing Recidivism - Santa Barbara Independent

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The Role of Education in Reducing Recidivism Santa Barbara Independent Motivated by current events – the state is currently considering rival proposals to address a federal order to reduce the prison population – Haslund would like to explore how...

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From Access to Success: Developing digital literacies for incarcerated students

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The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is one of Australia's leading providers of on-campus and online (distance) degrees in Australia.

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Great new project from USQ with potential to bring Higher Education to more prisoners in Australia. Glad to be involved and sharing knowledge from research with prisoners via the Open University UK

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Who we are: A timeline of the Australian Prisoner's Movement ...

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2011 – Snapshot of the prison population by numbers – Based on first day of the month averages, for the June quarter 2011, there were 83,573 persons under the authority of corrective services (excluding those in periodic detention).
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Prison and Libraries: Public Service Inside and Out

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Nearly 1.6 million people were in federal or state prisons in 2011, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. City and county jails are also full of people.
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Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $5 Million for Programs... - LongIsland.com

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Study: Pretrial Detention Creates More Crime | Mother Jones

A new report finds that detaining low-risk defendants before trial hurts more than it helps.
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2013 in review: After massive spike, crime trends down somewhat - Record-Searchlight

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2013 in review: After massive spike, crime trends down somewhat Record-Searchlight After a series of delays, the Shasta County Probation Department in April also opened its Community Corrections Center targeting offenders released from state prison...
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Officials organize Reentry Council to address recidivism - Madison County Journal

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Officials organize Reentry Council to address recidivism Madison County Journal The Reentry Council will work toward developing practices for evaluating prisoners and providing appropriate rehabilitation when they enter correctional systems, and...
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Solutions needed: Reducing recidivism in Wisconsin - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)

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Solutions needed: Reducing recidivism in Wisconsin Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog) According to a UWM study that is making headlines, Wisconsin has the highest black male incarceration rate in the nation, where 1 out of 8 black males between 18...
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Shipping container cells used to ease prison overcrowding

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Shipping containers will be used to accommodate minimum security prisoners in Victoria.
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The Rise of NH's Homegrown Prison Gang - Valley News

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The Rise of NH's Homegrown Prison Gang Valley News An inmate at Concord prison serving time for forging a $400 check and possessing drugs, Renzzulla's beaten body was found "lying on an exterior corridor outside pod 2B...on the second level of the...
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Better health services needed to break cycle of juvenile offending

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Improving health services in the juvenile justice system and the community could reduce the risk of youth offenders repeating anti-social behaviours, an Australian study has found.
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Inside out: why we need to bring students and prisoners together

Over the past 15 years, a criminal justice professor in Philadelphia named Lori Pompa has quietly grown an innovative education program that brings together university students to learn alongside prisoners…...
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Prison education cuts reoffending and more – further education reading list

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In our round-up of the research and blogs on our radar this week: expanding US apprenticeships, the skills gap and a drop in the number of women taking up Scottish college courses

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Suicide and murder rate in British prisons at highest level for years

Suicide and murder rate in British prisons at highest level for years | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Ministry of Justice figures show deaths up in men's jails but down in women's facilities thanks to improved safety measures
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Prison Education :-Inmate Education -Correctional Education ...

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This is especially important in a correctional setting because, compared to the general population, prisoners are an under-educated class, who maintain less than a 5th grade proficiency in reading and writing [2].
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Oklahoma's Insane Prison Politics - Daily Beast

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Oklahoma's Insane Prison Politics Daily Beast Fallin's fiscal year 2014 executive budget contained standstill funding for the Department of Corrections overall and didn't fund many of the reforms, including hiring additional probation and parole...
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Bring daddy his drugs: Smuggling crackdown in NSW prisons, as loved ones bring items in

Bring daddy his drugs: Smuggling crackdown in NSW prisons, as loved ones bring items in | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
MANY prisoners are pressuring their wives, girlfriends and even daughters to smuggle drugs and mobile phones into NSW jails.
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California Prison Reform: Assessing Realignment - Neon Tommy

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California Prison Reform: Assessing Realignment
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In addition to diverting newly convicted non-violent, low-level inmates to county run jails, the law includes reforms to the parole system aimed at reducing recidivism.
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Top stories of 2013 - Beckley Register-Herald

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Top stories of 2013
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22: Prison chief tells Legislature that crowding in prisons has reached a crisis level. Feb. ...
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From prisoner to professor: a former inmate teaches others to reduce recidivism - KALW

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From prisoner to professor: a former inmate teaches others to reduce recidivism
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The goal is to reform the criminal justice system, not with new laws, but through something far less tangible: by transforming the way prisoners view themselves.
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Heavy justice

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The Coalition's tough law and order policies helped it win power. With jails overflowing, the Napthine government is struggling to deal with the fallout.
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The Brotherhood, Part 2: The Rise of NH's Homegrown Prison Gang - Valley News

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The Brotherhood, Part 2: The Rise of NH's Homegrown Prison Gang Valley News An inmate at Concord prison serving time for forging a $400 check and possessing drugs, Renzzulla's beaten body was found "lying on an exterior corridor outside pod 2B...on...
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Notes from the Senate - Forest Blade

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Notes from the Senate
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This week we will focus on the residential programs operated by the Georgia Department of Corrections, (GDC), as well as projections on the impact of HB1176 for the state of Georgia.
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The Inside-Out Center - International Headquarters of The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program

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Given the delicate nature of this program, it is important to make clear what Inside-Out is not.
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