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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Prison Education Reduces Recidivism

Prison Education’s Controversial History

Obama Pilot Project to Explore Link Between Prison Education and Recidivism

Investing in Education for Prisoners Curbs Recidivism

Transforming Communities Through Prison Education

Inmates Find Self-Worth Through Prison Education

Push for Inmate Education Moves Beyond Prison Walls

Prison Education Outside the United States

Join the Campaign to Support Prison Education

Prison Education Pays For Itself

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