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Inmate literacy lessens reincarceration, group says

By Jessica Brown, @BrownJessicaJ

March 16

Filed under City, News

Fifty-one percent of Illinois inmates have been previously incarcerated.Barbara Kessell, a founder of a volunteer organization known as 3R’s, or Reading Reduces Recidivism, said inmates reoffend because of the absence of literacy and ...

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