United States Department of Education Update

Linton, John
December 2003
Journal of Correctional Education;Dec2003, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p129
Academic Journal
Presents an update on the United States Department of Education. Award of funds for demonstration projects under the Life Skills for State and Local Prisoners Program; Support to the development, implementation and evaluation of services in state and local adult correctional facilities; Enthusiasm of participants despite competitive application process; Projects as representations of core approaches to life skill development; Different focus areas of projects; Hopes of correctional education community from the projects.


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