Thursday , June 14 2018

Education

Will Early Education Funding Reduce Future Crime?

the blue and red logo for Fight Crime Invest in Kids is pictured.

While policy changes and a move away from for-profit prison systems will go a long way in aligning America’s prisons with those of more progressive countries, education remains a key driver in preventing citizens from going to jail in the first place, in becoming more attractive prospects for hire, and in reducing recidivism.

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Interview: Julia Cook, Author of ‘Uniquely Wired: A Book About Autism and Its Gifts’

April is Autism Awareness Month and national award-winning children’s author and parenting/autism expert Julia Cook recently answered questions about her new book 'Uniquely Wired: A Book About Autism and Its Gifts' that focuses on a young character named Zak who has autism.

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Prison Time a Barrier to College Education and Employment Despite Prison Education Programs

Disclosing a stint in jail during a university or college’s application and screening process decreases the chances of getting through the application process at all, and dramatically slashes the possibility of financial aid.

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