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.
Reentry - 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.
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
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).
Delaney, Ruth, Ram Subramanian, and Fred Patrick. Vera Institute of Justice. Center on Sentencing and Corrections (New York, NY).
Tolbert, Michelle, Laura Rasmussen Foster, Matthew DeMichele, and Stacey Cataylo. National Center for Innovation in Career and Technical Education (NCiCTE) (Research Triangle Park, NC).
Reentry Education Model Implementation Study Promoting Reentry Success Through Continuity of Educational Opportunities (2015)
Erismnan, Wendy. RTI International (Washington, DC)
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).