New York State of Mind? Higher Education vs. Prison Funding in the Empire State, 1988-1998

Robert Gangi, Vincent Schiraldi, Jason Ziedenberg

Abstract


The imprisonment of non-violent offenders in New York is not an abstract matter for taxpayers and students. While the current administration has been pouring money into the prison budget, students at New York's colleges have been hit with tuition increases, hikes in incidental fees, and composite cuts in student aid.

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ISSN 1715-0094  Workplace