"Anyone who believes in education's ability to open minds and change lives should fully support this shift in policy that will open educational opportunities to a severely underserved student population. As it stands, incarcerated Americans have little, if any, access to that education."
In Diverse Issues in Higher Education, IHEP President Dr. Michelle Asha Cooper and Director of Applied Research Dr. Julie Ajinkya discuss the Obama Administration's new initiative to expand Pell Grants to inmates and what it means for incarcerated Americans and the communities to which they will eventually come home. Read more here.
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Expanding Postsecondary Opportunities for Incarcerated Americans