From AL :
Writing in The American Interest, Emily Mooney reports  that a 2018 RAND study showed that educational programs offered in prisons were associated with reducing re-offending rates by as much as 32%. Mooney also points to a 2013 RAND study which showed that every dollar spent on education programs behind bars saved taxpayers up to five dollars in lower recidivism rates.
- “AL”: https://www.al.com/opinion/2019/11/prison-crowding-saving-tax-dollars-and-creating-a-path-to-redemption.html
- “Emily Mooney reports”: https://www.the-american-interest.com/2019/10/14/open-a-school-door-close-a-prison/