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Correctional Education Crucial to Inmates’ Future Success

RECEIVING EDUCATION AND TRAINING BEHIND BARS CAN HELP PREVENT YOUTH FROM RE-ENTERING THE JUSTICE SYSTEM IN THE FUTURE. America’s prison population began to spike in 1975. But why? Prior to that time, the incarceration rate was pretty level. Since the late 70s, though, prisons have become more packed each year. Longer sentences and expanded enforcement and

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Florida's Troubled Prison, Juvenile Justice Systems Gearing Up For Overhaul

Proposed reforms to the Florida DOC include reducing harsh penalties on youth offenders. By Christopher Zoukis Following the launch of a new goal plan for the Florida Department of Corrections, big changes should be arriving in the beleaguered system, with several new pieces of legislation introduced and new budgetary items requested. All of the proposed

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