The Expanding Access to Postsecondary Education Knowledge Bank serves as a one-stop resource to access research publications, news articles, events, and webinars about college in prison programs. This resource will assist corrections, colleges, researchers, advocates, and policymakers with engaging in the issues and staying informed and up-to-date. Use the refine or search functions to sort items by type (e.g., publication) or search by keyword.

In-depth: Man learns how to code in San Quentin prison, now works in Silicon Valley

Finding success in the Silicon Valley, and it comes right down to learning the code. It’s another day of computer coding in Silicon Valley. The lifeblood of the tech industry has in turn given a second chance at life for Aly Tamboura. “I definitely think that coding opened all these doors to opportunity,” Tamboura said. “I think without coding those opportunities wouldn’t be here.” Tamboura didn’t learn the skill in college, but instead, in prison.

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  • KRON 4
February 15, 2018
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Preparing for re-entry

Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) is not new to working with the incarcerated population. The college’s Office of Re-Entry Services is dedicated to providing training in high-demand career fields to incarcerated persons. But a new pilot program goes beyond training. The maintenance electrical plumbing (MEP) program at two state prisons launched a few months ago and serves a dual purpose: incarcerated persons learn electrical systems, plumbing and carpentry skills while they improve the prison facilities.

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  • Community College Daily
February 14, 2018
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