Great stats from NY on education:
- 43 percent of New York’s 55,000 inmates lack a verified high school education
- 18,000 inmates were enrolled in academic programs earlier this year, with another 12,500 in vocational shops
- Last year, 3,199 inmates took the GED and 2,242 passed
- 88 inmates earned associate’s degrees, 40 earned bachelor’s degrees and 13 got master’s degrees
Read the article here.