A Newspaper Source That Can Help With Inmate Rehabilitation Program

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Abdul-Alim, Jamaal. "Fledgling NJ Program Paves a Path from Corrections to College." Youth Today [Washington] Feb.-Mar. 2013, 22nd ed., sec. 2: 16-18. Alt-PressWatch. Web. 28 Sept. 2014. This is a newspaper source that I found by searching Incarceration in America in the Alt-PressWatch search engine on the Sonoma Library Website. This source is about the effects of education in prisons and how it can help rehabilitate inmates prior to release. The author graduated from the University of Wisconsin and is a freelance journalist that focuses on higher education. Because he focuses on higher education he could be biased in wanting high education for everyone and could ignore the possible downsides like the cost of that education. This source offers me another rehabilitation program that could be helpful to have regularly in the prison system as well as interviews in the success it can cause. I wish to continue finding other alternatives and policies that could help with inmate rehabilitation. Since this topic focuses on high education I cannot say it matches any of the research I have done so far. Clear, Todd. "Todd Clear: Why America’s Mass Incarceration Experiment Failed." PBS. PBS, 29 Apr. 2014. Web. 19 Nov. 2014. This interview source which I found by googling it. The interviewee talks about the increased rate of prison since the 1970s and the fact that black men are 6 times more likely to be locked up than white men. The author specializes in criminal justice. He is also
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