Originally Posted by SimpleJack
I think S=E inflated Texas's recidivism numbers and they have been on the decline since 2008 at a steady and impressive pace.
Definitely not inflated. The stats I used were the stats that were around when I was in. I'm glad things are changing now. But the state has a very long way to go. Report: Recidivism Rate Down as Texas Focuses on Treatment
I just hate the side talk. "Oh we want to make these guys upstanding citizens. But we won't hire them, rent to them, and generally shun them. Have fun!"