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Technology in Corrections - Computers & Internet

In State and County Prisons, Mobile Devices Help Improve Prison Life (2017)

"Mobile devices support life-saving counseling and help inmates develop real-world job skills that may decrease recidivism."

Building Effective Partnerships For High-Quality Postsecondary Education In Correctional Facilities (2016)

"In 2015, the United States Department of Education announced the Second Chance Pell Pilot Program, aimed at supporting postsecondary education programs for people in prison.

Digitizing the 21st-Century Prison (2016)

"Thhis month, inmates in more than 100 American penal institutions will begin receiving federal financial aid for higher education for the first time in more than two decades.

Online behind bars: if internet access is a human right, should prisoners have it? (2016)

"For most of the developed world, internet access is a given. Google, Amazon, Facebook offer a privileged world of communication, entertainment, shopping and education that many of us take for granted. Unless, that is, you happen to be incarcerated.

Jail Tech: Phones, Tablets, and Software Behind Bars (2016)

 "The prison system has been notoriously slow to adopt new technology. That needs to change."

Educational Technology in Corrections, 2015

This report informs corrections education professionals as they provide technologies to strengthen and expand educational and reentry services.


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