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The cover story reports on RAND research findings about the effectiveness of correctional education in U.S. prisons. A second feature explores how emerging technologies present an ongoing challenge to police officers and others in the criminal-justice community. This issue's Voices column features Obaid Younossi's account of his family's experiences as refugees fleeing the Soviet-backed regime in Afghanistan thirty-five years ago, and how those experiences pertain to America's response to Syrian refugees in 2016. The Q&A column features Deborah Freund, recently appointed the Paul O'Neill–Alcoa Chair in Policy Analysis, discussing her interests in health disparities, health care quality, and health outcomes. The Giving column spotlights Rita Hauser, president of the Hauser Foundation and longtime supporter of RAND, who helped fund RAND's Strategic Rethink project.

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