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2013
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Windham School District Evaluation
Texas Legislative Budget Board (Austin, TX).
Vocation education programming in Texas’ Windham School District (WSD) is evaluated. An agency can use this report to compare its own offender vocational programming to the efforts in Texas and to see what education services are effective. A detailed research summary contained the following sections: introduction; vocational program participation—Career and Technical Education (CTE) program; methodology; vocational participation and completion; employment status after release; employment in occu... Read More
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86 pages
2013
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Texas At-Risk Youth Services Project: A Second Look
Texas Legislative Budget Board (Austin, TX).
The intent of the Texas At-Risk Youth Services Project (ARYSP) is to generate recommendations for the Texas legislature regarding the improvement of services for at-risk youth. At-risk youth are those who “have the significant potential to enter or further penetrate the juvenile and/or criminal justice system. The recommendations contained in this report primarily focus on delinquency prevention and intervention. Prevention of delinquent behavior and intervention for risk factors correlated with... Read More
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45 pages
2013
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Statewide Criminal Justice Recidivism and Revocation Rates
Texas Legislative Budget Board (Austin, TX).
“This report summarizes the analysis of reincarceration rates for adult offenders who were released from prisons, state jails, Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facilities, In-Prison Therapeutic Community program, and Intermediate Sanction Facilities in fiscal years 2006 and 2007; and rearrest rates for adult offenders released from prisons and state jails in fiscal years 2005 and 2006. In addition, this report summarizes reincarceration rates for juveniles released from the Texas Youth Commissi... Read More
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118 pages
2013
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Criminal Justice Uniform Cost Report: Fiscal Years 2010 to 2012
Texas Legislative Budget Board (Austin, TX).
Cost per day information for various adult and juvenile correctional populations is determined. Sections of this report include: introduction—reporting guidelines and highlights; Texas Department of Criminal Justice—overview, Correctional Institutions Division (state-operated facilities), Parole Division, and Community Justice Assistance Division; and the Texas Juvenile Justice Department—state services and facilities, and community juvenile justice. Appendixes provide: uniform cost project meth... Read More
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56 pages
2013
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Adult and Juvenile Correctional Population Projections: Fiscal Years 2013 to 2018
Texas Legislative Budget Board (Austin, TX).
Projections for the changes in Texas’ adult and juvenile correctional populations are presented. Sections contained in this report are: introduction and report highlights; arrest rates in Texas; adult correctional population projections; juvenile correctional population projections; qualitative review summary; and glossary. Appendixes explain what the methodology and assumptions for each correctional population projection.... Read More
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49 pages
2012
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A Reentry Education Model: Supporting Education and Career Advancement for Low-Skill Individuals In Corrections
By Tolbert, Michelle. U.S. Dept. of Education. Office of Vocational and Adult Education (Washington, DC). MPR Associates, Inc. (Berkeley, CA).
This report describes the “development of a correctional education reentry model illustrating an education continuum to bridge the gap between prison and community-based education and training programs. The goal of this model is to en­sure that offenders can gain the knowledge and skills needed to obtain long-term, living-wage employment, and transition successfully out of the corrections sys­tem. It is based on a review of research studies and feedback from a panel of ex­perts, including practi... Read More
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36 pages
1999
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Washington State's Corrections Clearinghouse: A Comprehensive Approach to Offender Employment
By Finn, Peter. National Institute of Justice (Washington, DC); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); U.S. Dept. of Education. Office of Correctional Ed. National Institute of Justice (Washington, DC).
The Corrections Clearinghouse (CCH) provides a wide range of services to prison inmates. Direct services include vocational assessments, job preparation training, and employment assistance. CCH also provides brokering and coordination services. While CCH's mission includes the provision of services to prisons, it also works with juvenile facilities and promotes jail employment skills training. Eighty percent of CCH enrollees completed programs. Of Ex-Offender Work Orientation (Ex-O) Program pa... Read More
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20 p.
1998
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The Delaware Department of Correction Life Skills Program
By Finn, Peter. National Institute of Justice (Washington, DC); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); U.S. Dept. of Education. Office of Correctional Ed. National Institute of Justice (Washington, DC).
This Program Focus profiles a 4-month state program for incarcerated men and women which includes academics, violence reduction, and applied life skills and incorporates a Moral Reconation Therapy approach. It addresses issues in staffing and program development, describes program costs, and provides vignettes of participants' experiences during and after the program. ... Read More
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19 p.
1988
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Computer Aided Drafting and Automated Office systems Program, Purdy Corrections Center for Women: Final Report
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Tacoma Community College (Tacoma, WA); Washington State Dept. of Corrections, Office of Program Development (Olympia, WA).
The goal [of this program] was to assess, develop, revise and implement curriculum, provide training, and maintain systems necessary to upgrade female inmates' knowledge and skills in computer aided drafting and automated office skills to meet current employment standards of employability in industry. (p. 2) The title of the project is "Joint Vocational Training in Computer-Aided Drafting and Design and Automated Office Skills for Female Inmates."... Read More
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