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  • Does correctional education impact recidivism rates?
    The following resources provide information and data on the impact of correctional education: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Correctional Education The Use and Impact of Correctional Programming for Inmates on Pre- and Post-Release Outcomes How Effective Is Correctional Education, and Where Do We Go From Here? The Results of a Comprehensive Evaluation The Effects of Postsecondary Correctional Education... Read More
    Last Updated: March 8, 2018

  • What is the average educational level of incarcerated individuals?
    A comparison of the educational attainment of state and federal prison inmates, jail inmates, and pr... Read More
    Last Updated: December 29, 2017

  • Where can I locate resources to assist in the development of correctional industries?
    The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) has developed several publications that address the implement... Read More
    Last Updated: March 14, 2012

  • Is information available about programs that can help individuals find employment upon release from incarceration?
    Information on programs to help offenders find employment upon release from prison can be found on t... Read More
    Last Updated: September 23, 2011

  • What are correctional industries?
    Correctional industries utilize inmate labor for the manufacture of goods for private firms. The inm... Read More
    Last Updated: March 24, 2014

March 8, 2018