ERIC Number: EJ710948
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Feb-24
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Education behind Bars: Marymount Manhattan College Teams with Volunteers to Keep College Hopes Alive for Incarcerated Women
Black Issues in Higher Education, v22 n1 p30 Feb 2005
Bedford Hills has been offering degrees for some 15 years in partnership with Mercy College. This document discusses the programs offered at Bedford Hills that allow women to earn their GED and postsecondary education degrees while incarcerated and after they are released.
Descriptors: Volunteers, Females, Correctional Education, Institutionalized Persons, Postsecondary Education, Partnerships in Education, Graduation, Correctional Institutions, High School Equivalency Programs
Cox Matthews and Associates, Inc., 10520 Warwick Avenue, Suite B-8, Fairfax, VA 22030-3136. Web site: http://www.blackissues.com.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
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