Contemporary Issues Correction Discussion 4

Read the chapters and Answer the following:

1. Should we allow prisoners to get Pell Grants?
2. Is it fair to give an inmate a Pell Grant to get a degree when some law-abiding student may not qualify? If an inmate leaves prison with a degree, is society better served?
3. Are there other factors involved besides recidivism?

Discuss your thoughts on the information that has been posted. Discuss its relevance and implications to the field of Criminal Justice. Your remarks can be opinion, but it must be based on your experience, research, and/or prior learning. Use this exercise to converse with your fellow colleagues about issues that are important to the field of Criminal Justice. Of interest is a dialogue of opinions, thoughts, and comments. Be sure to discuss both sides of the issue as noted in the actual question posting. Must be no less than 500 words APA format. APA has a new edition. Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, (2020). 7th Edition, Washington D.C.: American Psychological Association. I have attached the chapters and the books for cite and reference.


MacKenzie, D. L. (2006). What works in corrections: Reducing the criminal activities of offenders and delinquents. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 978-0-521-00120-5

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