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ERIC Number: ED560239
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Sep
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Saving Futures, Saving Dollars: The Impact of Education on Crime Reduction and Earnings
DeBaun, Bill; Roc, Martens
Alliance for Excellent Education
The nation could save as much as $18.5 billion in annual crime costs if the high school male graduation rate increased by only 5 percentage points, a new report from the Alliance for Excellent Education finds. This report examines and builds upon research that links lower levels of educational attainment with higher rates of arrests and incarceration.
Alliance for Excellent Education. 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 901, Washington, DC 20036. Tel: 202-828-0828; Fax: 202-828-0821; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: State Farm Insurance Companies
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: United States