ERIC Number: EJ617380
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
A Comparison of Recidivism Rates for Operation Outward Reach (OOR) Participants and Control Groups of Non-Participants for the Years 1990 through 1994.
Ryan, Thomas P.; Desuta, Joesph F.
Journal of Correctional Education, v51 n4 p316-19 Dec 2000
A 5-year study of Operation Outward Reach, a nonprofit program providing community-based vocational training in carpentry and masonry for Pennsylvania inmates, compared completers and control groups. Results showed average differences in recidivism between the groups of 16% per year. Fiscal and social cost savings were also identified. (JOW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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