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Correctional Education Network
The Correctional Education Network is designed to be a continuing resource for Academicians, Trainers and other Educators working in the challenging and rewarding field of corrections. 

Office of Correctional Education
The Office of Correctional Education (OCE) provides technical assistance to States, local schools, and correctional institutions and shares information on correctional education.

Correctional Education Association
The Correctional Education Association (CEA), founded in 1946, is a non-profit, professional association serving educators and administrators who provide services to students in correctional settings.

National Literacy Trust
A compilation of many resources presented by The National Literacy Trust that deal specifically with literacy and prisoners.

Vision Literacy
Vision Literacy matches community and peer tutors with inmate learners. Volunteers also help operate minimum-security libraries for men and women at Elmwood Correctional Facility.

Getting Out And Staying Out
This site chronicles a program that places education and employment at the forefront of reducing recidivism in prisons with proven results.

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Preparing for Life Beyond Prison Walls: The Literacy of Incarcerated Adults Near Release
Using data collected from the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL), this report examines the literacy of incarcerated adults who indicated that they were scheduled to be released within two years, or “near release,” for the purposes of this report.

Ex-offenders: How One Can Help?
This online newsletter describes a program which advises released prisoners on employment, benefits, education, and housing.

Program Guidelines: Literacy Volunteers in a Correctional Center
This training package outlines policies, procedures and guidelines for volunteer program development training and delivery in a correctional setting. It is intended to provide a common framework for trainers and volunteers, with a focus on literacy. It is comprised of a training manual, with appendices, and a volunteer handbook, to provide an addendum to training.

Project Metamorphosis: A Corrections Curriculum Integrating Basic Skills, Job Skills, and Cognitive Skills
The curriculum was designed specifically for persons in correctional settings. The skills developed include basic skills, cognitive skills, and job skills.

Read To Succeed: An Inmate To Inmate Literacy Program in Washington State
"Read to Succeed" is a literacy program that serves the general inmate population of the Washington State Reformatory. Everything you need to start your own program is included in this article.

Correctional Education Facts
This compilation of basic statistics about inmate literacy levels and outcome results of literacy training is provided by NIFL.


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