Hobler, Bruce
September 1999
Journal of Correctional Education;Sep1999, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p102
Academic Journal
Editor's Note: This is an example of best practices in correctional education. This article begins with a brief overview of historical trends in correctional education. The purpose of the article is to describe a successful educational program in Delaware which focused upon teaching moral reasoning in addition to academic skills. Early results from this program produced a state-wide recidivism rate of 19% one year after release. The article describes how the program is designed and offers contacts for states who may want to initiate similar programs.


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