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Correctional Education

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Back to school or back to jail? Fighting illiteracy to reduce recidivism 1993 This is a reprint of a journal article describing the literacy programs in correctional institutions in the United State...
Back to school: a guide to continuing your education after prison 2007 This planning guide contains information for inmates headed for release on earning a General Education Development crede...
Baseline study: education in county jails 1990 This research report on educational programs in California county jails was prepared to provide a factual basis for unde...
Building jobs, rebuilding lives; placing ex-offenders with employers in the residential and light commercial construction industry 1999 This manual provides a method of facilitating ex-offender employment. The concept includes two parts - viewing inmates...
California Department of Corrections statewide literacy plan 1998 This plan responds to the federal Prison Literacy Act and mandates a standardized approach for implementing literacy ins...
Community-based correctional education 2011 The report presents information from fifteen community-based education programs in ten states-from charter schools to te...
Correctional education: selected aspects 1986 Correctional education is a generic term describing a wide range of educational activities that take place in institutio...
Creating a vision in correctional education 1990 The article discusses the importance of vision, as a function of strategic planning, to educational programs in the corr...
Current issues in correctional education February 25, 2004 This document summarizes conversations and interviews with leaders in correctional and adult education, addressing publi...
English language instruction for incarcerated youth 2003 This digest discusses the issues and challenges in providing English language instruction to Latino and other linguistic...
Literacy behind bars: results from the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy Prison Survey May 2007 Published by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), "Literacy Behind Bars" is the report of the 2003 Natio...
Pell Grants for prisoners 1993 This article describes in interesting detail the history related to inmate eligibility for Pell Grant higher education a...
Prison literacy programs 1995 The Digest sets the context of prison literacy programs, outlines some of the constraints, and describes what factors wo...
Reentry education model 2012 This report outlines a correctional education reentry model illustrating an education continuum to bridge to support ind...
Solving security problems through education 1991 This article describes how the inmate education program at one of the Los Angeles County Jail's is meeting the needs of ...
Success stories: life skills through literature 1997 This publication is an introduction to the theory and practice of using literature to teach life skills to persons who a...
Teaching the hard-to-reach: working with releasees and probationers [1986] This handbook is designed to assist adult educators in providing continued adult education services to releasees and pro...
Timing is essential to the success of correctional education 1989 The article makes the case that reaching the incarcerated individual at the right moment in his educational life-span is...
Vocational education in corrections 1990 The alert summarizes issues related to vocational education for individuals confined to corrections institutions. Annot...
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