Leveraging the Power of Pell in Prison: Equity Challenges in Scaling the Second Chance Pell Experimental Sites Initiative
Author(s): Caisa E. Royer, Erin L. Castro, Estefanie Aguilar Padilla, Tranquilo "Kino" Hurtado
Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT: Research Collaborative on Higher Education in Prison
Access to federal student aid at a national level through the Pell grants could improve equity in postsecondary education by making collegelevel courses available and affordable during the period of incarceration. However, the power of the Pell grant to increase access to higher education for incarcerated people remains hindered by a number of equity challenges.