Online education with ruggedised tablets to reduce recidivism


A growing body of research demonstrates the correlation between educational and vocational training in correctional settings and successful re-entry post-incarceration, hence a reduction in recidivism. Edovo’s solution is a ruggedised tablet that links to a dedicated website (and only to that website). In return for completing online assignments, inmates are rewarded with entertainment, games, and music. Since launching three years ago, the Chicago startup has leased its devices to jails and prisons in many US states.

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