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Education’s Role in Second Chance Month and National Reentry Week

By:
Sean Addie – Director of Correctional Education
Dr. Amy Loyd – Acting Assistant Secretary

This week we
are becoming a member of our colleagues at the U.S. Section of Justice, businesses throughout
the federal government, and our partners throughout the region to mark Nationwide
Reentry 7 days and elevate up the vital operate getting accomplished to assist individuals
reentering modern society from incarceration. The week also bookends 2nd Probability Month, and below at the Section of
Education, we have an understanding of the pivotal job that education and learning performs in encouraging
folks rejoin and lead to modern society.

Education can have a transformational impact on an individual’s lifetime –– and education and learning performs a critical job in easing an individual’s reentry from jail or prison back into modern society. In a major research of those people released from state prisons, 94% of incarcerated grown ups nearing release

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