U.S. Department of Justice

Education-Based Incarceration

Publication year: 2012 | Cataloged on: Dec. 06, 2012
Thumbnail preview ANNOTATION: “Education Based Incarceration (EBI) is a component of the criminal justice system that is focused on deterring and mitigating crime by investing in its offenders through education and rehabilitation … The main goals of EBI are to increase the number of inmates achieving high school equivalency certificates or making progress toward the completion of a G.E.D, to increase access to traditional and nontraditional educational opportunities for all inmates, and to reduce the recidivism of program participants.” Points of access include information about EBI (including pertinent resources and articles), a FAQ, and links to organizations with additional information.
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