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    Obama Administration Expands Prisoner Access to Pell Grants

    The U.S. Department of Education has launched a pilot program to restore federal Pell grant eligibility to prisoners. According to RAND research, inmates who take part in education programs had 43% lower odds of returning to prison. The findings also suggest a return on investment of $4 to $5 during the first three years after release for each $1 invested in prison education.

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