Prison Education

Decorative image for Resource Profile How Effective Is Correctional Education, and Where Do We Go from Here? The Results of a Comprehensive Evaluation

How Effective Is Correctional Education, and Where Do We Go from Here? The Results of a Comprehensive Evaluation

2014

This report presents a summary of the findings from an earlier literature review and meta-analysis on the effectiveness of correctional education programs for incarcerated adults, as well as a systematic review of correctional education programs for juveniles and the results of a national survey of state correctional education directors, which provide an up-to-date picture of what the field of correctional education looks like today in the United States and explores the use of computer technology, preparations for the new 2014 GED exam, and the impact of the 2008 recession.

Administrators
Policymakers and Implementers
Instructional Staff
Decorative image for Resource Profile Evaluating the Effectiveness of Correctional Education: A Meta-Analysis of Programs That Provide Education to Incarcerated Adults

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Correctional Education: A Meta-Analysis of Programs That Provide Education to Incarcerated Adults

2013

This report explores the connection between correctional education a reduction in postrelease recidivism.

Administrators
Teacher Trainers
Policymakers and Implementers