Educating Utah inmates costs more than other adults, with payoff uncertain

“Providing inmates with educational services is viewed as one way to keep them from returning to prison, but a newly released audit says the Utah State Office of Education is spending more money per student providing academic services to inmates than it does on traditional adult education clients and has little data to show how academic achievement boosts job prospects or reduces recidivism.”

Read more: http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/54598322-78/education-inmates-programs-audit.html.csp

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