Thursday, November 15, 2007
Education = Less Recidivism
So, of course, those programs are always among the first we hammer when we have fiscal problems or are mad at inmates (“why should they get a chance for college when I didn’t?” well, how about to stop them from victimizing you in the future at much less cost than keeping them in prison? how about the money we save going to put other kids through college? that worth anything to ya?). This story gives you a view of OR’s continuing efforts to combat future crime through education of inmates and a look at what sounds like will be one of their success stories.