U.S.D.O.E. Update

Linton, John
December 2002
Journal of Correctional Education;Dec2002, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p122
Academic Journal
Presents an update by the United States Department of Education. Significance of federal investment in state juvenile and adult correctional systems; Summary of the speech by the Assistant Secretary at the Department of Labor for Employment and Training, Emily DeRocco at the four-day conference in Washington; Rehabilitation and education of prisoners for their re-entry into the workforce; Significance of the Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative.


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