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Reentry - Education

Expanding Access to Postsecondary Education in Prison (2017)

Starting in 1994 with the passage of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, students in state and federal prisons were barred from accessing Pell Grants, which provide financial aid for postsecondary education.

Prison Education: Maximizing the Potential for Employment and Successful Community Reintegration (2017)

This report examines correctional education with an emphasis on opportunities and challenges for prison education throughout Maryland. In state prisons, the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (DLLR) operates most education programs.

Why Prison Education Matters (2017)

In collaboration with the Michelson 20MM Foundation, RAND invites you to listen to our panel of experts discuss the costs and benefits of using education to stop the prison revolving door, and the effectiveness of programs like The Last Mile, which prepares inmates for reentry by providing them w

Reducing Inmate Misconduct and Prison Returns with Facility Education Programs (2017)

Amanda Pompoco, John  Wooldredge, Melissa Lugo, Carrie Sullivan, and Edward J. Latessa

Reentry Education Framework Guidelines for Providing High-Quality Education for Adults Involved in the Criminal Justice System (2016)

Tolbert, Michelle, and Laura Rasmussen Foster. RTI International (Research Triangle Park, NC).

Making the Grade: Developing Quality Postsecondary Education Programs in Prison (2016)

Delaney, Ruth, Ram Subramanian, and Fred Patrick. Vera Institute of Justice. Center on Sentencing and Corrections (New York, NY).

Nondegree Credentials in Correctional Education: Status, Challenges, and Benefits (2016)

Tolbert, Michelle, Laura Rasmussen Foster, Matthew DeMichele, and Stacey Cataylo. National Center for Innovation in Career and Technical Education (NCiCTE) (Research Triangle Park, NC).

Highlights from the U.S. PIAAC Survey of Incarcerated Adults: Their Skills, Work Experience, Education, and Training: Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (2014)

Rampey. Bobby D., Shelley Keiper, Leyla Mohadjer, Tom Krenzke, Jianzhu Li, Nina Thornton, and Jacquie Hogan. National Center for Education Statistics (Washington, DC).

Just Learning: The Imperative to Transform the Juvenile Justice System: A Study of Juvenile Justice Schools in the South and the Nation (2014)

Suitts, Steve, Katherine Dunn, Nasheed Sabree. Southern Education Foundation (SEF) (Atlanta, GE).

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