Florida’s prison system offers virtually no meaningful education to inmates, despite overwhelming evidence that it’s the strongest antidote to recidivism. The state has instead emphasized warehousing, creating an environment where inmate idleness, surging staff turnover and a lack of incentives for good behavior have led to violence. Read the full story here.
Move follows GateHouse Media report of allegations of child sex abuse against North Port foster father. Read our story here.
Florida Dept of Children & Families continued to send children to the foster home for more than a year after the first sexual abuse allegation. Read our story here.