Prison Education Facts
In the summer of 2015, the Obama administration acknowledged that prison education plays an important role in recidivism by temporarily re-instating the Pell Grants, a financial entitlement for students. Read more about the Pell Grants for Prisoners.
Below are resource pages taken from the award-winning book, College for Convicts. Each of these pages provides helpful information on the history of prison education and many well-researched facts that make a very compelling case for prison education.
Further detailed information on prison education can also be found in our Prison Research Papers or in our Prisoner Facts section. If you have questions about this information, or any information on our site, please
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