Prison Fellowship applauds restoration of access to Pell Grants for incarcerated students seeking to become productive citizens.
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Access to Pell Grants can’t change a prisoner’s release date, but it can dramatically change the outcomes for the person and for society. By restoring investment in education behind bars through Pell Grants, we can tap into the God-given potential of people who, despite their choices in the past, can make significant contributions to their families, communities, and future employers.
Should prisoners be eligible for federal Pell grants?