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Serving People from Arrest to Reintegration

Misplaced Priorities: Over-Incarcerate, Under-Educate (NAACP)

  • Organization: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • Document Type: Report
  • Date Created: Friday, April 22, 2011
  • Submitted: Friday, April 22, 2011
  • Attachment(s): LINK

This report examines America's escalating levels of prison spending and its impact on state budgets and education. The report tracks the steady shift of state funds away from education and toward the criminal justice system by highlighting six cities: Houston, TX; Indianapolis, IN; Jackson, MS; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; and Philadelphia, PA.

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