U.S. Releases Around 800,000 Prisoners Each Year, Most Return

PETERSBURG, Va., Jan. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most Americans don’t consider prisons when lamenting scholarship reductions at their local college or higher taxes on gas when filling up at the pump. Maybe they should. According to Christopher Zoukis, author of the forthcoming ‘Education Behind Bars’ (ISBN: 978-1934597774; Sunbury Press, December 2011), upwards of $60 billion a year can be saved simply by educating prisoners.