Reducing the Barriers to the Provision of Education in Colorado Prisons: A Grounded Theory
This study brings forth a theory for reducing Colorado’s prison population utilizing education and early intervention as described through qualitative methods. This paper contributes to the body of literature surrounding the prison reform debate. In order to capture the opinions and beliefs of relevant stakeholders regarding the barriers to implementation of education within prisons in Colorado, a purposeful stratified sample of legislators from the Colorado General Assembly, representatives from victim and inmate advocacy groups, and former employees from the Colorado Department of Corrections ...
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