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Fair compromise between education and criminal policy?


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Oct 17, 2005
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Given limited resources, would it be fair to divert funding from the criminal justice system into the inner city education system? For example, if prisons were run at cost or profitably, the money could be invested in underprivileged schools. Clearly to prevent discriminatory exposure, such reform would require proportionality provisions that would make sure the prisoners under such a system would be in line with state demographics. Hence, some prisoners would remain under the current prison system.
I like that idea, in fact if the criminals had to pay bond for being held in that prison, it would be great, the prisons would be self sustaining, and the under privileged schools would receive money not comming from state funds.
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