Research and reading that contributed to the documentary Rewriting the Sentence.
Main story: College behind bars: Keeping an idea alive
How Effective is Correctional Education, and Where Do We Go from Here? The Results of a Comprehensive Evaluation
Davis, Lois M., et al.
(2014, RAND Corporation)
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Correctional Education: A Meta-Analysis of Programs That Provide Education to Incarcerated Adults
Davis, Lois M., Robert Bozick, Jennifer L. Steele, Jessica Saunders, and Jeremy N. V. Miles
(2013, RAND Corporation)
Learning to Reduce Recidivism: A 50-state analysis of postsecondary correctional education policy
Erisman, Wendy and Contardo, Jeanne Bayer
(November, 2005 The Institute for Higher Education Policy)
Unlocking Potential: Results of a National Survey of Postsecondary Education in State Prisons
Gorgol, Laura E. and Sponsler, Brian A.
(May, 2011 The Institute for Higher Education Policy)
Trends in U.S. Corrections
(December, 2015 The Sentencing Project)
Census of State and Federal Correctional Facilities, 2005.
Stephan, James J.
(2008, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics)
Higher Education in Jails and Prisons Programming Map
Created by Sheri-Lynn S. Kurisu
Updated November, 2015
Women's Prison History: The Undiscovered Country
(February, 2015 American Historical Association)
Educational Characteristics of Prisoners: Data from the ACS
Ewert, Stephanie and Wildhagen, Tara
(March, 2011 U.S. Census Bureau)
Building Effective Partnerships for High-Quality Postsecondary Education in Correctional Facilities
(January, 2016 Vera Institute of Justice)