Tag: prison education


Colleges must take ‘student-centered approach’ to prison education, report says

June 12, 2023

Via: Higher Ed Dive

The report’s recommendations come just as federal Pell Grants are about to open up to more people who are in prison. Pell Grants, created to help low-income students pay for college, have been broadly unavailable to incarcerated people under a […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Report: More research needed to improve access to higher ed in prison

June 3, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Postsecondary education in prison is linked to reduced recidivism rates, yet only 9% of people earn a credential while incarcerated, the report notes. Its authors contend that more research and access to prison education could have broad benefits. “Ultimately, investing […]