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Exploring the Experiences of Participants in Second
Chance Pell: Student and Alumni Focus Group
Characteristics Summary, Appendix B

Author(s): Gaskill, S., Castro, E. L., & Aguilar Padilla, E.

Publisher: Research Collaborative on Higher Education in Prison

Year: 2022


From October 2021 to March 2022, the Research Collaborative on Higher Education in Prison conducted
focus groups with 98 currently incarcerated students and seven formerly incarcerated alumni, all of
whom participated or were participating in the Second Chance Pell Experiment. This Appendix provides demographic information about focus group participants for the following variables: race/ethnicity, first-generation student status, and first-time student status. For additional information about methodology, see Appendix A to this study.


Last Updated: 10/13/22