Navigate the following resources pages to learn more about the Field of Higher Education in Prison, and find resources to support your work.
A multidimensional publication from The Marshall Project that seeks to show the impact of the words we use, guide understanding of the importance of avoiding certain labels, and provide alternatives to those labels.
Guidance from Public Comment, published by the Research Collaborative on Higher Education in Prison, University of Utah Prison Education Project, 2023.
Recording of a webinar from the National Workforce Reentry Collaborative, from April 2023.
A Language Guide created by the Underground Scholars Initiative, UC Berkeley, 2019.
Recording of a webinar from the Jesuit Social Research Institute at Loyola University New Orleans, April 11, 2023.
A statewide reentry resource for Tennesseans transitioning from Incarceration. The online version can be accessed here. For more information about print copies, contact THEI.
The TPCC Learning Community's library of resources for Higher Education in Prison practitioners and partners is a work in progress, and will continue to grow as additional resources are created or curated. If you have resources you would like to be added to the library, please email us at TPCClearn@thei.org
The case for Higher Education in Prison, laid out by the Northwestern Prison Education Program.
Rand Corporation study summarizing research on the effectiveness of educational programs in reducing recidivism and lessons learned from one state's experience in providing college programs to incarcerated individuals.
A biweekly newsletter about the future of postsecondary education in prisons. Written by Open Campus national reporter Charlotte West.
A mixed methods research study examining the implementation and facilitation of the Second Chance Pell Experiment. Published by the Collaborative for Higher Education Research and Policy at University of Utah, 2022.
From the Vera Institute for Justice, 2021, This report summarizes the fifth year of the Second Chance Pell experiment using survey data collected from 64 of the participating colleges.
An article by Rachel Sander, Prison Education Director at SUNY System Administration.
A resource on the importance of humanizing language, created by the Fortune Society.
What should educators know before walking into a prison? The landscape may look vaguely familiar, Nick Hacheney and Tomas Keen write, but don’t be fooled. There’s a lot outsiders can’t see, and need to understand.
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