“Kids are in a jail cell all day long for months and months and months…They’re entitled to receive an education but no one has worked out how to provide that education.” —Senator Evie Hudak, D-Westminster, Colorado “It is refreshing to see information and concerns navigated towards our unique situation. It is not often that I find information specific to what we are doing.” —Robert Leyrer, Correctional Educator & Special Education Coordinator
Hilderbrand Pelzer III's book is "strongly recommended for those in charge of education of imprisoned youth" and called "a guide" for those facing educational challenges. Gain insight into the prison side of the school-to-prison pipeline. Learn about an under-recognized aspect of public education that is growing in importance––––correctional education. Discover successful solutions that are replicable in schools everywhere with challenging learning environments. This timely book emphasizes how education can and should play a prominent role in all institutions that are responsible for children.
Format: 5 x 8 paperback white, 113 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (May 24, 2011)
Genre: EDUCATION / Administration / General