Education from the Inside Out

Most prison educators strongly believe that incarcerated prisoners who receive higher education while in prison, have substantially reduced rates of recidivism.

The Education from the Inside Out Coalition is a collaborative of nonpartisan advocates higher education to students in prison. And most importantly, the Education from the Inside Out advocates are diligently working for change in the policy that bans Pell Grant eligibility for incarcerated individuals. Prisoners who receive a college degree in prison have a much higher chance of being successful upon reentry.  

“Research indicates that people with a bachelors degree are twice as likely to be employed than those with only a high school diploma.”

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