Should prisons offer degree-granting courses to convicted felons an influential conservative voice says yes go to jail, and get your degree’ the belief that prisons should be helping. Should prisoners with long-term or life sentences have access to education should prisons practice transparency, and allow the community where these prisoners will eventually be released-to play a role in the decision-making process. Texas is the latest state and the largest prison system to craft policies to limit usage of social media by prisoners with the help of third parties, typically family members, friends, or supporters in 2013, alabama lawmakers decided that helping an inmate post on social media should result in a $500 fine. Both common sense and the data support offering education to offenders in prison i would add that even lifers — those who will never be released from prison — can become model inmates who in turn mentor other prisoners and who help reduce tensions behind bars.
Three new york republicans have proposed legislation to prohibit the federal government from funding college courses for prison inmates the kids before cons act, from rep chris collins (r-ny), is a reaction to a plan from new york gov andrew cuomo (d) to let inmates take college classes. A bill clinton-era, get-tough-on-crime bill targeted college programs for inmates but the programs showed success, and with prison populations teeming, they're coming back into favor.
It has been said that visiting a prison is like visiting a foreign country this foreign land has its own language, code of acceptable behavior, food, and way of dress to help volunteers understand more about the prison environment, we've prepared a list of frequently asked questions (faqs) about prison. Prisoners should not get anything paid for, they should have to work for each and everything that they do get they did the crime, they should pay & serve the time they should’nt have any rights that will better them in any way. Prisoners do not deserve to have the comforts of a person outside of prison if you are in prison, you don't need the same advantages of a person outside of prison prisoners obviously did something bad enough to get in there, they don't need internet or cable internet could cause prisoners to be predators to young kids using the internet.
Governor mcauliffe’s act is a reminder that public support for giving ex-felons the right to vote after prison is significant, and growing—but this type of order doesn’t go far enough ex-felons should be able to vote, yes. The guardian - back to home make a m any progressive groups assume that we must prioritize making college education accessible to prisoners if we are to reduce recidivism. The belief that prisons should be helping inmates prepare for life on the outside, and encouraging them to develop skills instead of merely punishing them, has been spreading on the right, said.
Many people get out of prison only to be trapped in a life of crime to pay off the debts they accrued trying to stay alive i thinking keeping prisoners from being raped and murdered should be considered more important than having a fricking television. Should prisoners get a free college degree why opinions are shifting a bill clinton-era, get-tough-on-crime bill targeted college programs for inmates why should prisoners get a free. Prison life contents be allowed to spend more money each week all prisoners should be able to spend between 30 minutes and an hour outside in the open air each day.
American critics who scoff at europe’s treatment of prisoners say that allowing prisoners to vote would literally be letting the inmates run the asylum far from it: perhaps the most important reason to allow prisoner voting is that prisons, not just prisoners, would benefit.
Inmates barely receive proper and effective high school education as of october 2010, the last date for which data is available, 17,609 inmates were on waiting lists for ged classes in federal prisons alone it seems unlikely that the backlog would have cleared as federal prison populations grew between 2010 and 2014. In 2013, the estimated education cost per prisoner was between $1,300 and $1,700 per year in minnesota, incarceration costs are approximately $40,000 per prisoner per year we estimated for every dollar spent on prison education programs, it saves taxpayers on average about $5 in incarceration costs, davis said. In a major national study, the rand corporation found that prisoners who become educated are 43 percent less likely to return to prison and that for every $1 spent on education, $5 is saved in reduced re-incarceration costs.
Another topic of concern why should death row inmates or felons who have received a life sentence be given free education death row inmates can take some classes, although they are not allowed to leave their cells a teacher delivers instruction to the prisoner through the bars. Most of these inmates will be getting out of prison at some time, and as such they should be allowed to take part in elections even after felons get out of prison in some states, they are still not allowed to vote, which is a travesty.