DAs Agree: Pay for Pre-K Education Now, or Prison Later

By Dan Clark Spending money on pre-kindergarten programs now will inevitably save the tax payers of Pennsylvania money in the long run when they are not paying as much to lock up criminals, according to a report by Fight Crime:

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How to Stop Revolving Prison Doors With Books

By Alice Hu / Harvard Political Review Education reduces crime. This connection seems like common sense, and indeed it has been researched, analyzed, and affirmed countless times. According to a 2007 study by researchers at Columbia University, Princeton University, and

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CHSVT Board: Cutting Prison Education Is Shortsighted

Editor’s note: This commentary was submitted by the Community High School of Vermont State Board. Its members are George Cross, chair, Winooski; Carol Bokan, vice chair, Shelburne; David Luce, secretary, Waterbury; Daniel Alcorn, Rutland; Sarah Flynn, Burlington; Richard Fraser, South

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This Is How Much the U.S. Spends on Imprisoning vs. Educating People, in One Startling GIF

By Zeeshan Aleem / Policy.Mic Hardly a day goes by without a member of the media or policy world pronouncing that America’s education system is in dire straits. There are constant laments over how poorly the U.S. fares by international standards,

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We Need to Address the School to Prison Pipeline

By Gloria Romero and Rishawn Biddle / Orange County Register The deaths at the hands of police of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, and the decisions not to prosecute officers in either case, should jolt reformers into demanding transformation of

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