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California Prisons Put New Focus on Rehabilitation

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California Prisons Put New Focus on Rehabilitation

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California Prisons Put New Focus on Rehabilitation

California Prisons Put New Focus on Rehabilitation

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Despite an $8 billion deficit, California is investing in its troubled prison system. The new prison director is using innovative and inexpensive techniques including using volunteers to refocus prisons on rehabilitation rather than punishment.

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