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Solving security problems through education

Publisher: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

Published At: Los Angeles, Ca

Date Published: 1991

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: General

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Correctional Education; English (Second Language)

Abstract:
This article describes how the inmate education program at one of the Los Angeles County Jail's is meeting the needs of the Hispanic inmate population for English as a Second Language (ESL) services. The program is run for the Sheriff's Department at Peter J. Pitchess Honor Rancho in Saugus by Hacienda La Puente Unified School District.

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