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Services to Inmates with Learning Disabilities: Systemic Reform of
Prison Literacy Programs
Juliana M. Taymans and Mary Ann Corley
This article presents principles of
systemic reform that can guide correctional education staff through
a process designed to improve educational services for inmates with
LD. Steps to systemic reform of literacy programs include the
following: (1) bring all the stakeholders together to create a
shared vision and develop an action plan; (2) enlist administrative
support; (3) provide meaningful and ongoing professional development
opportunities; (4) identify resources; and (5) continuously monitor
and improve the change process.
the Incarcerated Female: An Holistic Approach
Dr. H. C. Davis
The author addresses the unique, and often
unmet, needs of female inmates. He also describes a number of
innovative programs and methods that make up and extend prison
literacy programs, and prepare female offenders for re-entry into
the community. Many of the innovations are currently in use at the
author's school, the Eddie Warrior Correctional Center (EWCC) in
Correctional Education Association
The CEA is a membership association of education professionals working in a
wide range of correctional settings. CEA can assist adult literacy
practitioners through legislative advocacy, professional development activities,
publications, and networking services.
National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections is a center of correctional learning and experience that aims to advance and shape effective correctional practice and public policy, respond to the needs of corrections through collaboration and leadership, and provide assistance, information, education, and training. NIC is a small agency within the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons, that provides assistance to federal, state, and local corrections agencies working with adult offenders. NIC also provides leadership to influence correctional policies, practices, and operations nationwide in areas of emerging interest and concern to correctional executives and practitioners as well as public policymakers.
Office of Correctional Education
The redesigned Office of Correctional Education (OCE) website features information on funding and technical assistance for state and local correctional education agencies that provide quality educational programming to incarcerated individuals.
Virginia Department of Correctional
The Department of Correctional Education (DCE) provides
educational services in adult and youth correctional facilities throughout
Virginia to incarcerated youth and adults who have been unsuccessful in the
public schools and their communities.
Angeles County Jail
The Correctional Education Division (CED) of the
Hacienda La Puente Unified School District provides a complete package of
education services at all jail facilities located throughout the four thousand
square miles in Los Angeles County. A wide range of academic and
vocational courses is offered as well a a selection of support instructional
programs unique to the needs of the student inmate.
Federal Bureau of
The Federal Bureau of Prisons was established in 1930 to provide
more progressive and humane care for Federal inmates, to
professionalize the prison service, and to ensure consistent and
centralized administration of the 11 Federal prisons in operation at
brief: Education as crime prevention
This research brief presents data on the impact of education on crime and crime
prevention, and examines the debate on providing higher education to inmates.