This brief reviews research on education for youth involved in the system, details recent efforts to improve education outcomes for the population, and highlights a school-based transition program that focuses on bridging the education achievement gap for youth involved in the juvenile justice system in the state of Washington.
This report, a compilation of a national survey of state parole boards and the U.S. Parole Commission, is a resource for parole and correctional authorities, policymakers, and other criminal justice system stakeholders who are interested in seeing how parole boards across the country compare with one another
This report offers a portrait of women in jail, explores how jail can deepen the societal disadvantages they face, and provides insight into what drives women’s incarceration and ways to reverse the trend.
This report from the Department of Justice (DOJ) highlights the over 550 events that were held during the inaugural National Reentry Week and that were designed to improve reentry outcomes and raise awareness of the importance of successful reentry.
This report responds to a directive from President Obama that the Federal Interagency Reentry Council provide a review of the Council’s accomplishments and a roadmap for its future.
This report offers recommendations about successful stigma-change campaigns, how best to encourage people to seek treatment and supportive services for themselves or others, and the research needed to inform and evaluate these efforts in the U.S.
This report from the Vera Institute of Justice offers lessons from the field on the implementation of these programs in correctional settings across the country.
This analysis explains recent guidance from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on how states and localities may facilitate access to Medicaid coverage for individuals before, during, and after a correctional institution stay.
This report from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of the Inspector General presents findings from its review of the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ monitoring of privately contracted institutions and assesses whether contractor performance meets certain safety and security requirements.
This report from the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics presents selected findings on the provision of health care services in U.S. state prisons based on a survey of state departments of corrections and the Federal Bureau of Prisons.