SF County Jail considered a model for prison realignment

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he Examiner, October 3, 2014
Jonah Owen Lamb

The head of California's prison system stood among a group of men in orange jumpsuits last week talking about math.

Jeffrey A. Beard joined the 20 or so men who were studying in the Five Keys charter high school at the largest facility in San Francisco's County Jail system: the San Bruno building. The school is just one of the many programs in place to rehabilitate and prepare prisoners for civilian life.

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