Rutherford Sheriff’s Office Pushes for Education to Fight Recidivism - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Dec 20, 2017
The Daily News Journal has profiled the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office’s efforts to improve inmate education and programming, including greater push for inmates to pass the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET), the newer name for the GED. In 2017, 50 inmates successfully completed the program and passed the test. Proponents of the new programs say they help inmates adjust and compete in the workforce when they are released.