Prison education programs work. That is a fact that has been backed up by numerous studies. For prison education to be truly effective, it must keep pace with the changing world. Thankfully, in many States, this is the case. For example, the Maryland Department of Corrections (MDC) now uses tablets for its inmate GED program.
By Christopher Zoukis Johnny Cash may have talked about time “draggin’ on” at Folsom Prison in his ’60s-era hit song, but times at California’s second oldest prison have changed. Folsom State Prison first opened in 1880 and has come a distance from its harsh, punitive roots, increasingly offering a wide range of rehabilitation and re-entry
Providing education and life skills to help prisoners return to society will be the focus of a refurbished facility that once housed juveniles. By Christopher Zoukis Criminal Justice reform has been a major focus for Governor Bruce Rauner of Illinois, and a number of changes have already been made toward the ultimate goal of reducing