Disentangling the effects of correctional education

  title={Disentangling the effects of correctional education},
  author={Mary Ellen Batiuk and Karen F. Lahm and Matthew Timothy McKeever and Norma Wilcox and Pamela Wilcox},
  journal={Criminal Justice},
  pages={55 - 74}
Correctional policies, such as the elimination of Pell Grants to prisoners, often limit inmate educational opportunities. Thus, examination of the possible negative consequences of such actions seems important. Though characterized by some inconsistency, previous research has suggested that post-secondary education within prison has the beneficial effect of reducing recidivism. What is missing is an explicit comparison of the effects of different types of correctional education programs, with a… 

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