Today, 2.2 million people sit in prisons or jails. 95 percent will be released someday — and those who receive education behind bars are up to 43 percent less likely to re-offend. The retributive criminal justice system has failed, but smart state investments in education facilities, instructors, and technologies can prepare inmates for post-release success and begin to close prisons’ revolving door. Come hear how the renewal of prison education is uncovering the potential of millions of learners.
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