United States Department of Education Update

Linton, John
June 2007
Journal of Correctional Education;Jun2007, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p95
Academic Journal
The article discusses updates on the performance of the U.S. Department of Education concerning the correctional education. It focuses on the development of the Workforce and Community Transition Training for Incarcerated Youth Offender Program State contacts which illustrated continued growth in the program for the student, post release employment and improved recidivism statistics. It evaluates the evolving partnerships between corrections and post secondary education providers. It is stated that many of the post secondary education programs have a specific occupational focus and community colleges seem to be the primary providers.


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