Alternative Funding Options for Post-Secondary Correctional Education (Part Two)

Taylor, Jon Marc
September 2005
Journal of Correctional Education;Sep2005, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p216
Academic Journal
Post-Secondary Correctional Education (PSCE) programs have been offered in United States penal facilities for half-a-century. The primary determinant of these program opportunities has been funding availability. With the exclusion of prisoner-students from participating in the Pell Grant financial aid program, approximately half of the existing PSCE opportunities ceased to function, with many of the remaining options undergoing reductions. This two-part article reviews the historical funding structures, analyzes the current financing situation, and proposes four alternative funding methods for consideration. This article (part two) presents the phone-commission rebate funding, on-site college credit operations, and for-profit university tax-credit donation programs.


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