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Progression: Preventing Recidivism Through Post-Secondary Education, Frelimo Omari Amili Nov 2016

Progression: Preventing Recidivism Through Post-Secondary Education, Frelimo Omari Amili

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In the United States of America there are more people incarcerated than in any other developed country. The majority of people released from incarceration become recidivists. Many people who are incarcerated serve their time and return to the same circumstances that led to their incarceration. First time offenders are often released to much worse circumstances because they now have their options in regards to life essentials such as housing and employment limited by a criminal conviction. Despite these unfortunate realities, the potential within many people affected by this vicious cycle can still be reached.

Many researchers have concluded that post-secondary ...