prison education

In the realm of higher education, behind bars correspondence studies reign supreme.
In an effort to help prisoners and their family members locate suitable distance learning offerings, the following guidelines
The most significant change addresses perhaps the most important element of the prisoner rehabilitation process: education
Twenty-five percent of the world's prison population is located in the United States, and most -- 98 percent -- of those
Already a hot topic in the gaming world, virtual and augmented reality technologies are slowly spilling into other venues such as museum exhibits and school classrooms. But could it someday be used behind bars?
The Department of Education has announced a Second Chance Pell Pilot Program as part of the Barack Obama administration's goals to have a fairer criminal justice system, reduce recidivism, and reduce the impact of the effects of incarceration on communities.
The 148-page Delaware decision, released August 1, came in a challenge to the state's law on deliberations in capital punishment cases. The challenge was brought on behalf of Benjamin Rauf, a Temple Law School graduate accused of murdering a classmate.
One of the most pressing issues with mass incarceration is the school-to-prison pipeline and the current education system. One of the most effective ways at reducing incarceration is ensuring that as many people as possible have access to quality education throughout their lives, beginning as early as possible.
Through continued knowledge and action, as well as sufficient resources, we can continue to move towards a system that is increasingly equal, fair, and provides the best education for youth, while reducing incarceration rates.
After filing a lawsuit in 2014, four prisoners at Wallace Pack Unit, Navasota, Texas, will hopefully be feeling some relief after U.S. District Judge Keith Ellison recently gave the prison 15 days to replace the water supply.
The United States has no national standard for how juvenile records are dealt with, and no states earned a five-star rating from the Juvenile Law Center, a national public interest law firm that ensures child welfare.
Both Dao and Schultz advocate for justice reform because keeping teens locked up isn't the solution, nor is the branding of teen offenders, which can be detrimental to rehabilitation, and reduction of recidivism.
In a bid to make federal prisons more helpful for inmates' ability to re-enter society after their release, the Bureau of
These exhibits and programs are examples of effective initiatives with tangible results. They have obvious benefits for those
Inmates do not just have the opportunity to study classics and other humanities subjects. The Education Department of East
Bramlett returns regularly to the correctional centre in Polkton, North Carolina, to teach the culinary skills he learned behind bars - skills that helped him leave prison with an eye on becoming the chef and restaurateur he is today.
The radio soap opera Corrections is fictional and scripted, but it is based on very real and serious issues. The series will
When you hear Tribeca, you probably think of the glamorous New York film festival started by actor Robert De Niro in 2002
College For Convicts presents the facts, figures and rationale for educating prisoners. Prisoners with a college degree are much less likely to recidivate.
After nine months of individual and committee work, the Kansas Senate has approved several long-overdue recommendations to overhaul the current juvenile justice system to reduce recidivism as well as unnecessary costs on governments.