An Evaluation of the Effects of Adult Basic Education on Rearrest Rates among Probationers
Compared 50 adult probationers who participated in a GED (general equivalency diploma) preparation program with 50 non-participant probationers in terms of rearrest rates. It was found that GED participation significantly reduced recidivism during a three-and-one-half-year period.
Walsh, Anthony. (1985). "An Evaluation of the Effects of Adult Basic Education on Rearrest Rates among Probationers". Journal of Offender Counseling, Services, & Rehabilitation, 9(4), 69-76.