Prison education programs work. That is a fact that has been backed up by numerous studies. For prison education to be truly effective, it must keep pace with the changing world. Thankfully, in many States, this is the case. For example, the Maryland Department of Corrections (MDC) now uses tablets for its inmate GED program.
Programming at California’s second-oldest prison takes a holistic approach to rehabilitating — from puppies to addiction assistance. Johnny Cash may have talked about time “draggin’ on” at Folsom Prison in his ’60s-era hit song, but times at California’s second-oldest prison have changed. Folsom State Prison first opened in 1880 and has come the distance from
Criminal Justice reform has been a major focus for Governor Bruce Rauner of Illinois, and a number of changes have already been made toward the ultimate goal of reducing the state’s prison population by 25 percent by 2025. Since launching a commission on criminal justice and sentencing reform, Rauner has implemented initiatives such as providing