Nationwide, 43.3% of prisoners return to prison within 3 years of their release. However, for prisoners holding a Bachelor’s degree, the recidivism rate plummets to 5.6%; for Master’s degrees, the rate is below 1%.
education in prisons
BY RICHARD TAYLOR Only the strong survive. Those were the words I was told in 1999 when I was sentenced to 20 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. I was only 17 years old, charged with 5 counts of [...]