A Jeffersonian In East Texas

August 29, 2008

Education, or Incarceration: Smith county officials force a choice.

Filed under: Uncategorized — ajeffersonian @ 7:38 am

Education, or Incarceration: Smith county officials force a choice.

It costs more than 29 thousand dollars a year to house an inmate in the TDC. That is not counting all the peripheral cost just to get him there. It costs much less to provide an education!

This aspect of criminal justice is one of the least tapped in the whole field. The fact is, that it is probably the highest common denominator in criminal justice, and gets the least attention.

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Education Now, Or Incarceration Later!

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