ERIC Number: EJ622609
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Pell Grants, Politics and the Penitentiary: Connections between the Development of U.S. Higher Education and Prisoner Post-Secondary Programs.
Wright, Mary C.
Journal of Correctional Education, v52 n1 p11-16 Mar 2001
Key areas that have influenced the growth in prison education include the rise of public and community colleges, the liberal arts curriculum, and implementation of federal funding systems such as the Pell Grant program. These same areas, especially the ban on inmate use of Pell Grants, may have influenced its recent constriction as well. (Contains 47 references.) (JOW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Pell Grant Program