EDUCATION VS. INCARCERATION
From 1987 to 2006, Connecticut more than tripled its General Fund spending on corrections, from $193 million to $661 million. Over the same 20-year period, the state's General Fund spending on higher education increased far less dramatically--from $557 million to $644 million. Discover how socioeconomic factors, geography and race affect those who come into contact with the justice system, and the effectiveness of intervening in children's lives to get them the help they need.
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