Vera Awards $250,000 Grant to Establish Consortium in Massachusetts to Support Postsecondary Education In Prison

The Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) along with the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation today announced a $250,000 grant to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to establish a consortium that will support expanding access to postsecondary education to people currently and formerly in prison statewide.

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"Effort To Support Postsecondary Education in Prison will be Housed at MIT," MIT News, September 6, 2018, https://news.mit.edu/2018/postsecondary-prison-education-mit-educational-justice-institute-0906

"Mt. Wachusett Named Anchor School to Help Educate Inmates," Sentinel and Enterprise, September 6, 2018,
http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/news/ci_32119328/mt-wachusett-named-anchor-school-help-educate-inmates#ixzz5QQjP8lYw

Scott O’Connell, "Clark, MWCC Part of New Consortium Seeking to Expand Education to State’s Prisoners," Telegram & Gazette, September 5, 2018, http://www.telegram.com/news/20180905/clark-mwcc-part-of-new-consortium-seeking-to-expand-education-to-states-prisoners

"MWCC Named an Anchor Institution of New Prison Education Consortium," The Gardner News, September 5, 2018, http://www.thegardnernews.com/news/20180905/mwcc-named-anchor-institution-of-new-prison-education-consortium