Georgia’s Criminal Justice Overhaul Demonstrates Widespread Positive Effects

By Christopher Zoukis In the last five years, Georgia has been successful in making badly needed, sweeping changes to its criminal justice system under the direction of Republican Governor Nathan Deal. The state has come a long way from where

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Gov. Deal Touts New Prison Education Initiatives

By Kelsey Cochran    One credit shy of receiving a high school diploma, an inmate at Arrendale State Prison for women will soon be the first Georgia Department of Corrections inmate to graduate while incarcerated as part of a collaboration between

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Georgia Pushes To Help Prisoners Complete Education

Image courtesy mymec.org By John Lorinc State officials have launched a new program that helps people behind bars get back behind the school desk.   The Georgia Department of Corrections has joined forces with Mountain Education Charter School. The goal is

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