Report: College Aid for Prisoners Pays Dividends for All Down the Line

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Jan 16, 1:00 AM

Report: College Aid for Prisoners Pays Dividends for All Down the Line

Allowing prisoners to receive federal aid to pay for college courses while incarcerated would reduce recidivism rates, save states money and boost the economy as former inmates get higher-paying jobs, a new report shows.

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