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SUNY Expands College-in-Prison Programs

In July, the State University of New York (SUNY) system announced plans to create new and expand existing educational programs for incarcerated students using...

Education Department Calls for Better College Access for Incarcerated Individuals, Protections...

This week, the U.S. Department of Education proposed several regulations that, if passed, would improve educational access for incarcerated individuals and bolster protections for...

Mitchell Hamline Welcomes First Incarcerated Law Student

Mitchell Hamline School of Law recently announced that Maureen Onyelobi, who is serving a life sentence in a Minnesota women’s prison, has been accepted...

Education Department to Expand Second Chance Pell Grant Experiment for Incarcerated...

The U.S. Department of Education recently announced that it will expand the Obama-era Second Chance Pell Grant Experiment to provide more access to higher...

Georgetown Opens Applications for Bachelor’s Program for Inmates

Georgetown University announced this week that applications are open for its expanded Prisons and Justice Initiative, which will allow a cohort of 25 incarcerated...

Institutions Ease the Transition to Higher Ed for Overlooked Student Groups

Today’s educationally disadvantaged college students are incredibly diverse, each having unique needs based on their background, experiences, and goals. While the barriers that some...