“‘Brazil is cutting prison terms for inmates who hit the books behind bars,’ says an Associated Press wire story. ‘The law published Thursday in the official gazette says prisoners will get one day knocked off their sentences for every 12 hours in the classroom.'”
Hitting the books in Brazil, by Valerie Merians, Moby Lives, July 6, 2011
We really should do this because it’s a great idea! Not sure how it would work for the life w/o parole crowd, but the rest of the prison population might benefit from it. Somebody forward this to Gov. J Brown’s office!