Online Education in Prison Benefits the State and the Student

By Christopher Zoukis Prison education programs benefit everyone. The RAND Corporation, a non-profit global policy think tank, notes offenders that have participated in prison education programs cut their risk of recidivism by 43 percent. If those education programs focused on vocational training, they also raise their employability by 13 percent. “Our findings suggest that we…

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Code/Out and Arke are joining forces to help Female inmates in Georgia learn computer coding skills

By Christopher Zoukis Women in the Georgia prison system are getting a unique learning opportunity, thanks to a partnership between Code/Out and Arke. Code/Out is a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing recidivism and poverty among incarcerated women in the Georgia penal system. Code/Out addresses this by teaching female inmates how to code, and how technology…

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