National Data Sources on Prison Education Programs and Students

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Postsecondary institutions can capitalize on existing national data sources to obtain information on prison education programs (PEP) and students. This resource provides a brief overview of the following data sources: 

  • Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
  • Federal Student Aid (FSA) Data
  • Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) Survey of Incarcerated Adults 
  • Education Justice Tracker (EJT) 
  • National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) 
  • National Directory of Higher Education in Prison Programs