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Federal Bureau Of Prisons Fires Head Of An Obama-Era Education Effort, Putting Reform Under Trump In Doubt
Ryan J. Reilly
The Obama administration hired Amy Lopez last year to overhaul educational programs for prisoners, with the hope of easing their re-entry into society.
Innovative Prison Programs Boost Opportunities For Female Inmates
Author and Prisoners' Rights Advocate
For five years, inmates haven’t even had the opportunity to obtain high school equivalency diplomas at the Lackawanna County
Philadelphia Tackles Literacy Crisis With Innovative Program
To Build a Bridge to Abundance for All
Five years ago, more than half a million adults in Philadelphia lacked basic literacy and work skills, imperiling their ability to land jobs and climb out of poverty, the Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board reported.
GED Overhaul Diminishing Hope
Jeff Putthoff, S.J.
Founder and Executive Director, Hopeworks 'N Camden
As the only high school diploma equivalency tests accepted by all 50 states, changes to GED has a huge impact on the millions of people who hope to earn credentials equivalent to a high school diploma. This is particularly onerous on the poor.
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