United States Department of Education Update

Linton, John
June 2004
Journal of Correctional Education;Jun2004, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p102
Academic Journal
The article presents an update on the U.S. Department of Education. The U.S. Department of Education is charged to administer the discretionary grant program titled "Life Skills for State and Local Prisoners Program." This program is intended as a demonstration program to develop, test and disseminate mechanisms to impact recidivism by providing life skills instruction and related services during the period leading up to release. The U.S. Department of Education Life Skills projects included in the model programs highlighted by the Annie E. Casey Foundation media campaign "Reentry National Media Outreach Campaign."


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