Incarceration vs. education: America spends more on its prison system than it does on public schools | Daily Mail Online

The U.S. spends more on prisons and jails than it does on educating children – and 15 states spend at least $27,000 more per prisoner than they do per student, according to a new report.

Americans account for 4.4 percent of the global population, but 22 percent of the world’s prison population

Source: Incarceration vs. education: America spends more on its prison system than it does on public schools | Daily Mail Online

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