Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Reading Scores Predict Future Inmate Populations


The Oregonian
23 March 2010

Prisons don't use reading scores to predict future inmate populations

By Bill Graves, The Oregonian

The statement gets tossed out at conferences, pops up in blogs and surfaces in newspaper editorials. It is always a variation of this: "Some states use their third-grade reading scores to plan for future prison beds." [...]