Sources: Vera Institute of Justice and Bureau of Justice Statistics

A second chance through Pell: Last fall, a federal pilot program provided nearly 5,000 incarcerated individuals with Pell grants so that they could enroll in postsecondary education prior to their release from prison. (Read the PDF.)

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