Tuesday, October 12, 2010

New research explores connections between poverty, education, and prisons.

The U.S. currently imprisons more than 2 million people - significantly more than any other country in the world (relative to their population).

The state of California spends more money on prisons than the education system!

A new article by the Slate magazine explores the connections between poverty, school-dropouts, and prisons.

New research shows precisely how the prison-to-poverty cycle does its damage. - By Sasha Abramsky - Slate Magazine

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