ERIC Number: EJ607581
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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The Effectiveness of Adult Basic Education and Life-Skills Programs in Reducing Recidivism: A Review and Assessment of the Research.
Cecil, Dawn K.; Drapkin, Daniella A.; Mackenzie, Doris Layton; Hickman, Laura J.
Journal of Correctional Education, v51 n2 p207-26 Jun 2000
Reviews of evaluation reports on 12 adult basic education (ABE) and 5 basic living skills programs were used to draw conclusions about the effectiveness of those programs. Findings indicate that ABE programs show promise for decreasing recidivism. (JOW)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Recidivism and Correctional Education.