Laying the Groundwork: How States Can Improve Access to Continued Education for People in the Criminal Justice System

Correctional Education
Correctional Supervision: Prisons and Jails
Reentry Week


Laying the Groundwork report cover imageContinued education is proven to have a notable impact on reducing recidivism. Yet, the vast majority of states have major barriers to postsecondary education opportunities for people during incarceration and upon release. This report from The Council of State Governments Justice Center provides a comprehensive, state-by-state analysis of postsecondary education policy and practices.

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Related Resources: Visit the National Inventory of Collateral Consequences of Conviction