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Open Campus national reporter covering the future of postsecondary education in prison.

Calls for college for incarcerated youth

Several states, including New Jersey, Utah, and California, have made efforts to increase access to higher ed for incarcerated young people. The need partly stems from recent juvenile justice reforms that allow young adults to stay in youth facilities for longer.