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The Case for Paid Apprenticeships Behind Bars

Two inmates work on cabinet doors at the Habitat for Humanity Prison Build at the Ionia Correctional Facility in Ionia, Michigan, on July 8, 2016.

This brief from the Center for American Progress argues that greater access to paid prison apprenticeship programs, which combine on-the-job training with relevant classroom instruction, could effectively improve post-release outcomes, particularly for a group of people who already face significant barriers to labor market entry.

AP/Carlos Osorio

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