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Back to school or back to jail? Fighting illiteracy to reduce recidivism

Series or Serial: Criminal Justice, volume 7, number 4, p. 16-21, 51-52

Publisher: American Bar Association Press

Published At: Chicago, IL

Date Published: 1993

Distributor: Clearinghouse on Adult Education and Literacy, Division of Adult Education and Literacy, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education

Source Address: 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Mary E. Switzer Bldg, Room 4428

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20202-7240

Phone: 202-205-9996

Material Type: Descriptive/Project Description

Intended Audience: Program Manager

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Correctional Education; Adult Literacy

Abstract:
This is a reprint of a journal article describing the literacy programs in correctional institutions in the United States as they developed in the early 1990s with the impetus of the SCANS research and the National Literacy Act of 1991.

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