TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Jon Marc
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Journal of Correctional Education;Sep2005, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p216
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
18681295

 

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