ERIC Number: ED306412
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Learning behind Bars: Selected Educational Programs from Juvenile, Jail and Prison Facilities.
Sawyer, Richard; Cosgrove, Susan, Ed.
This report describes briefly a number of highly effective educational programs in correctional settings. The programs are divided into three sections: juvenile correctional education, local detention/community correctional education, and prison education. Information provided for each program includes address and telephone number; type of facility; students served yearly; average student age; staff; contact person; and a brief description that covers types of programs, curriculum, and special offerings and services. Programs cited in Section A are juvenile correctional education programs. They are: Attention Center for Youth, Carter G. Woodson Academy, Lincoln Hills School, Lloyd McCorkle Training School for Boys & Girls, Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall School, Mendenhall Camp, New Hampshire Division of Children and Youth Services--ADC Education Unit, New Hampshire Youth Development Center, Seneca County Youth Center, and Siskiyou County Juvenile Hall. Section B describes the following local detention/community correctional education programs: Contra Costa County Office of Education Jail School Program, Hacienda La Puente Unified School District, Hampden County Jail and House of Correction, Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, Model Learning Center, MonDay Community Correctional Institution, PACE (Programmed Activities for Correctional Education) Institute, Philadelphia Prisons, and Prison Literacy Project. Section C, on prison education programs, describes the Buena Vista Correctional Facility, Garrett Heyns Education Center, Huntingdon Prison Literacy Project, Kansas State Industrial Reformatory, Lebanon Correctional Institution, Maryland Correctional Training Center, Maryland Correctional Institution, Mt. McGregor Correctional Facility, Muskegon Correctional Facility, Oklahoma Prison Literacy Project, and Petersburg Federal Correctional Institution. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Gannett Foundation, Rochester, NY.
Authoring Institution: Correctional Education Association.; National Media Outreach Center.
Note: Part of PLUS (Project Literacy U.S.).