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Report Released on Higher Education Opportunities in New York State Prisons

April 3, 2019 Press Releases

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice released a report today, Mapping the Landscape of Higher Education in New York State Prisons, which is the first of its kind in examining both the history and scope of college-in-prison programs across the state. The report describes the existing programs and incorporates the perspectives of DOCCS (Department of Corrections and Community Supervision) officials, college administrators, and incarcerated students.

Read the full report here