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How Education Breaks the Prison Cycle [INFOGRAPHIC]

ed-prisonThe US prison population ranges from two to three million a year and costs taxpayers $52 to $70 billion, a fact that doesn’t even account for lost tax revenue and human potential. Up there with defense, healthcare, and retirement benefits, incarceration is now one of the largest costs borne by taxpayers. This infographic from Knewton shares ideas on how education can help break the expensive and unproductive prison cycle.

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