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May 2007 - Thinking About Corrections

Thinking About Corrections


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    Do You Have Military Personnel Transitioning Back Into the Workforce?

    After their tour(s) of duty, military personnel (soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines) are returning to their former jobs or seeking new ones. These individuals often bring leadership abilities and a commitment to teamwork that benefit the collective workplace environment. However, it is a significant transition from their previous responsibilities. Employers and co-workers can assist in facilitating the readjustment of the men and women who have answered the call to duty with a caring and conscientious...
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    In-Depth Look At Inmate Literacy

    How well can prison inmates use printed and written information to function in society? The National Center for Education Statistics today released a long-awaited report, Literacy Behind Bars : Results From the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy Prison Survey. The report examines literacy from a wide variety of characteristics, including race/ethnicity, gender, educational attainment, age, language spoken before staring school, and parents' educational attainment. It also examines relationships...
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