What If Corrections Dollars Were Spent Instead on Education?

Since 1986, Nebraska spending on its mess of a corrections system has increased 169 percent.

All we’ve got as a result is a rogue system that feels free to disregard State Supreme Court rulings.

Michael Mitchell, Policy Analyst with the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities’ State Fiscal Policy Division, has penned a cogent piece for the Huffington Post about how we could do so much better by redirecting corrections dollars to education. Read it here.

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