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NCJ Number: 31357 Find in a Library
Title: REPORT ON THE RIKER'S ISLAND PROJECT, 1974-75
Author(s): ANON
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 27
Sponsoring Agency: Times Books
New York, NY 10022
Sale Source: Times Books
201 E 50th Street
New York, NY 10022
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: AN ANNUAL REPORT FOR THE RIKER'S ISLAND PROGRAM, WHICH IS A CO-EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM DESIGNED TO PROVIDE INMATES AND CORRECTIONAL PERSONNEL WITH BASIC COLLEGE COURSES AND TO ENCOURAGE THEM TO FURTHER HIGHER EDUCATION.
Abstract: THIS PROGRAM, OPEN TO ALL QUALIFIED STUDENTS ON RIKER'S ISLAND, ENABLES THE INMATES AND STAFF MEMBERS TO ATTEND REGULAR JOHN JAY COLLEGE CLASSES AND TO RECEIVE FULL COLLEGE CREDIT FOR THEIR WORK. THIS REPORT PROVIDES INFORMATION ON THE PROGRAM PROCEDURES, ENROLLMENT, TRANSFER STUDENTS, COUNSELING, AND THE EMERGENCY LOAN PROGRAM. INSTRUCTIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS OF THE PROGRAM ARE OUTLINED. STATISTICS ON COSTS, STUDENT GRADES, AND COURSE ENROLLMENTS ARE PROVIDED. IT IS NOTED THAT THE LARGE MAJORITY OF STUDENTS DO NOT COMPLETE THEIR COURSES, AND REASONS FOR THIS PROBLEM ARE LISTED.
Index Term(s): Education; Higher education; Inmate Programs; New York
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