By Christopher Zoukis In a welcome move, Governor Terry McAuliffe is making Virginia the only state to offer state prisoners college credit for five career and technical education courses recommended by ACE CREDIT­ – the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service. Founded in 1918, ACE is the major co-ordinating body for all of…

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PRISON EDUCATION IS THE ONLY REAL SOLUTION FOR OUR BROKEN CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM. By Christopher Zoukis Every week, it seems, we hear a little bit more about the sweeping reforms needed to fix America’s broken criminal justice system. It’s encouraging to hear acknowledgement by U.S. government leaders – President Barack Obama, even – that the ‘lock…

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On Monday in Austin, President Barack Obama reflected on Lyndon B. Johnson’s legacy 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act. He spoke too about the policies his own administration has overseen, and the civil rights victories of recent years. But one thing President Obama has not been able to tackle is corrections…

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