TITLE

Special Edition

AUTHOR(S)
Muth, Bill
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
Journal of Correctional Education;Jun2001, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Introduces the articles in the special edition of the Journal of Correctional Education on literacy programs in prison education. Importance of literacy programs in correctional education (CE) in prisons. Focus of articles on the need of higher literacy standards; Linguistic and Cultural diversity in inmate populations.
ACCESSION #
11092271

 

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