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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

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Publications

  • An Evaluation of Seven Second Chance Act Adult Demonstration Programs: Impact Findings at 18 Months, NIJ-Sponsored, June 2017, NCJ 251139. (138 pages).
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  • Strengthening Education in Short-term Juvenile Detention Centers Manual, OJJDP-Sponsored, December 2016, NCJ 251119. (27 pages).
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  • Strengthening Education in Short-term Juvenile Detention Centers: Final Technical Report, OJJDP-Sponsored, December 2016, NCJ 251118. (98 pages).
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  • Strengthening Education in Short-term Juvenile Detention Centers: Quality Assurance Tool (QAT), OJJDP-Sponsored, September 2016, NCJ 251120. (20 pages).
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  • The Use and Impact of Correctional Programming for Inmates on Pre- and Post-Release Outcomes, NIJ, June 2017, NCJ 250476. (41 pages).
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  • Biannual Grantee Feedback Report, April-September 2015: Second Chance Act (SCA) Technology Careers Program, BJA-Sponsored, October 2016, NCJ 250445. (7 pages).
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