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ERIC Number: EJ653151
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0159
The Impact of Prison Education on Community Reintegration of Inmates: The Texas Case.
Fabelo, Tony
Journal of Correctional Education, v53 n3 p106-10 Sep 2002
A series of studies tracked postprison employment and recidivism of 32,020 Texas inmates. Those with the highest education were more likely to employed with higher wages and less recidivism. Nonreader property offender who learned to read had larger declines in recidivism and better employment outcomes than General Educational Development completers. Societal barriers to reintegration remain. (Contains 12 references.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Texas