"Mobile devices support life-saving counseling and help inmates develop real-world job skills that may decrease recidivism."
Technology in Corrections - Computers & Internet
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.
"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.
"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.
"The prison system has been notoriously slow to adopt new technology. That needs to change."
This report informs corrections education professionals as they provide technologies to strengthen and expand educational and reentry services.