POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION IN PRISON

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REPORT | January 2019

Investing in Futures: Economic and Fiscal Benefits of Postsecondary Education in Prison

GCPI and the Vera Institute of Justice make the case for how lifting the current ban on awarding Pell Grants to incarcerated people would benefit workers, employers, and states. Specifically, it analyzes the potential employment and earnings impact of postsecondary education programs in prison; identifies the millions of job openings annually that require the skills a person in prison could acquire through postsecondary education and estimates the money states would save through lower recidivism rates these postsecondary education programs would yield.

Patrick Oakford, Cara Brumfield, Casey Goldvale, Laura Tatum, Margaret diZerega, Fred Patrick

FACT SHEET | April 2018

Investing in Futures: Economic and Fiscal Benefits of Postsecondary Education in Prison

GCPI and the Vera Institute of Justice make the case for how lifting the current ban on awarding Pell Grants to incarcerated people would benefit workers, employers, and states. Specifically, it analyzes the potential employment and earnings impact of postsecondary education programs in prison and estimates the money states would save through lower recidivism rates these postsecondary education programs would yield.

Patrick Oakford, Cara Brumfield, Casey Goldvale, Laura Tatum, Margaret diZerega, Fred Patrick

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