Incarcerated Coloradans could get released early by going to college

Tuesday, February 07, 2023
Chalkbeat Colorado

People incarcerated for nonviolent offenses in Colorado could soon earn time off their sentence if they get a college degree or credential. Supporters of House Bill 1037 say it will help incarcerated Coloradans find new opportunities and make it less likely they reoffend after release while also saving the state money. The bill would also provide incentives to state prisoners to take advantage of federal grants available to them starting this summer. 

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