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Walker, Brenda L. Townsend – Middle School Journal, 2020
Historically, middle grade schools doled out the harshest and most exclusionary discipline to adolescent African American males. African American males were routed along school to prison pathways at rates higher than African American females and their peers from other racial backgrounds. National conversations about exclusionary discipline…
Descriptors: Females, African American Students, Discipline, Middle School Students
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Smoyer, Amy B. – Journal of Social Work Education, 2020
The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program is an experiential learning program that involves teaching college courses inside correctional facilitates to classes that include incarcerated and nonincarcerated students. This teaching note describes the program and argues that its congruence with social work values makes it a valuable tool for preparing…
Descriptors: Notetaking, Social Work, Counselor Training, Experiential Learning
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Cioffi, Todd; Haggerty, Andrew F.; Bouman, Jeffrey P. – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Equipping students for citizenship has always been a core element of American higher education. Amid financial distress, changing technology, and global interconnectivity, the project of equipping citizens is becoming increasingly disembodied. Embracing the notion that one's physical place matters, one application of an "embodied"…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Higher Education, Bachelors Degrees, Program Descriptions
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Jobe, Sarah C. – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2019
This paper claims that programs in prisons are challenging the very who, where, how, and what of theological education. The author draws on research from the fields of pedagogy and prison studies, nearly a decade of experience teaching master's level seminary-style classes in prison, and the findings of a two-year cohort of prison educators…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Theological Education
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O'Grady, Anne; Hamilton, Paul – Journal of Prison Education and Reentry, 2019
In this paper we argue that education--particularly higher education (HE)--has the potential to offer socially, economically and culturally transformative learning opportunities. Yet, for prisoners, the opportunity to engage in HE as active social citizens are often limited. Using a Freirean model of democratic, pedagogic participatory dialogue,…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Correctional Institutions, Universities, Transformative Learning
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Gray, Natalie; Ward, Jennifer; Fogarty, Jenny – Journal of Prison Education and Reentry, 2019
This paper critically discusses two London-based "Learning Together" prison university partnerships--Middlesex University with Her Majesty's Prison (HMP) Wandsworth and London South Bank University (LSBU) with HMP Pentonville. The paper documents how students experienced the shared classroom learning approach designed on principles of…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Partnerships in Education, Reflection, Foreign Countries
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Turner, Emily; Broad, Rose; Miles, Caroline; Maruna, Shadd – Journal of Prison Education and Reentry, 2019
Drawing on self-report data from a Learning Criminology Inside initiative bringing together BA Criminology students from the University of Manchester with prison-based students from a category C resettlement prison, this article will consider the process of studying desistance "together" in this collaborative setting. It will discuss the…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Student Behavior
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Ludlow, Amy; Armstrong, Ruth; Bartels, Lorana – Journal of Prison Education and Reentry, 2019
This paper engages with challenges of localism, collaboration and reflexivity in thinking about the conceptualisation and development of partnership learning communities between higher education and criminal justice institutions. Grounded in experiences of partnership working in the UK and Australia, our arguments are twofold: First, drawing on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Education
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Scheuermann, Brenda K.; Nelson, C. Michael – Education and Treatment of Children, 2019
The positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) framework has been applied for over two decades in public schools throughout the country. More recently it has been adopted, or is being considered for adoption, by an increasing number of states and facilities providing residential or secure care for juvenile offenders. During…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Juvenile Justice, Residential Programs, Correctional Institutions
Narayan, Angela J.; Atzl, Victoria M.; Merrick, Jillian S.; River, Laura M.; Peña, Rachel – ZERO TO THREE, 2019
Clinical research during the pregnancy period is maximally beneficial for participants if it is positive, inclusive, and therapeutic. We describe our ongoing study of ethnically diverse, low-income pregnant women and fathers-to-be that leverages participants' benevolent childhood experiences (BCEs) and promotes insight to counteract mental health…
Descriptors: Low Income, Resilience (Psychology), Intimacy, Pregnancy
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Miller, Robin L.; Chiaramonte, Danielle; McNall, Miles A.; Forney, Jason C.; Janulis, Patrick F. – Journal of Prison Education and Reentry, 2019
In 2003, Michigan implemented a reentry service to assist HIV-infected people incarcerated in state prisons in linking to HIV medical care immediately upon their release. We examined whether formerly incarcerated people were linked to care successfully, remained in care, and were in good health 3 years after their date of release. In all, 190…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Medical Services
Turney, Kristin – American Educator, 2019
The incarceration rate in the United States has increased dramatically in the past half century. In 1970, about 100 out of every 100,000 individuals in the United States were confined in prison. Today, that number is five times as large, with nearly 500 out of every 100,000 individuals confined in prison. Currently, an estimated 2.7 million…
Descriptors: Institutionalized Persons, Parents, Correctional Institutions, Children
Goodwin, Gretta L. – US Government Accountability Office, 2019
Incarcerated students are generally prohibited from receiving Pell grants, which provide need-based federal financial aid to low-income undergraduate students. However, Education has the authority to waive specific statutory or regulatory requirements for providing federal student aid at schools approved to participate in its experiments.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Federal Aid
Ginsburg, Rebecca, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
This volume makes a case for engaging critical approaches for teaching adults in prison higher education (or "college-in-prison") programs. This book not only contextualizes pedagogy within the specialized and growing niche of prison instruction, but also addresses prison abolition, reentry, and educational equity. Chapters are written…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Adult Education
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Verga, Christopher; Perry, Marshall; Dopwell, Lehnee – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2019
This case study aimed to see what influence student government had in reducing behavioral write-ups, school violence and academic participation within a special high school. The study was conducted at a school located at a correctional facility among an all-male population between the ages of 16 to 17 years old. The school has been plagued with…
Descriptors: Democracy, At Risk Students, Student Government, Discipline
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