ERIC Number: ED334526
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-May-23
Reference Count: N/A
Legislation on Educational Programs in Adult Correctional Institutions. Report No. 5 to the 1991 Legislature.
Wisconsin State Legislative Council, Madison.
This report to the legislature on educational programs in Wisconsin's adult correctional institutions contains four parts. Part 1, key provisions of legislation, describes assembly bill 422 (relating to creating a council on educational programs in the department of corrections, establishing objectives for educational programs, and providing for a long-range educational plan), and assembly bill 423, relating to the corrections budget. Part 2 focuses on committee activity and describes the assignment of the special committee, summarizes the meetings, and provides information on committee and council votes. Part 3, a description of 1991 assembly bill 422, provides background information on the adult correctional system in Wisconsin, information relating to residents and their educational attainment, academic and vocational educational programs, participation in programs, and the basis for recommendation. Major provisions of assembly bill 422 are described, including study and long-range plan, objectives of corrections education, and council on educational programs. Part 4, description of 1991 assembly bill 423 provides background information regarding the costs of the educational and vocational programs conducted at the state correctional facilities. Major provisions for assembly bill 423 are outlined. Committee materials (4 items) and other materials (34 items) are listed in an appendix. (LLL)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Legislative Council, Madison.