CEA, JPay Join Forces for Education Initiative

ELKRIDGE, Md. — A recent partnership between the Correctional Education Association (CEA), based in Elkridge, Md., and correctional services firm JPay of Miami stands to significantly increase education opportunities for both adult and juvenile inmates, while at the same time easing the strain on the county’s prison system.

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Calif. To Redesign Prison Education Programs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — State officials will redesign educational classes in California prisons following complaints that the programs fail to teach inmates the skills they will need once they are released.

A draft report released last week by the California Rehabilitation Oversight Board cited ongoing problems including “increased class size, reduced time in class, administrative paperwork, student turnover, wrongly assigned students, inmate homework, and elimination of some vocational education programs.”

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