The JPay giveth, while the JPay taketh away.

By Chrstopher Zoukis News about the JPAY tablet seems to be making the rounds again, even hitting the BuzzFeed wire. The articles have been focused on the special tablets they’ve created to be used in the prison setting (see initial

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Internet provides more education options for inmates—if they can access them

A new online course is being made available to students across a spectrum of backgrounds that holds great promise for prisoners preparing for re-integration into society. Designed to suit the needs of a broad range of populations. Alison, a company

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New prison-oriented tablet released

JPay has just released a new tablet, the JP5mini, an Android-based tablet that’s specifically designed to deal with some of the rigours of use in the prison setting. Its purchase cost to inmates is $69.99, and there are additional per-use

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Prison Education: The Sunshine State Takes Education Online

By Christopher Zoukis In 2012, Florida established the first online high school within a correctional facility.  In 2014, it has celebrated the success of that pilot program by extending it to a total of seven prisons across the state.  Still

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More Colleges Announce Online-Only Course Methodologies

By Christopher Zoukis

The other day a good friend passed along a few letters which several schools had sent him concerning college-level correspondence education.  He was digging through the Distance Education and Training Council’s (DETC) directory of accredited schools and wrote to several concerning his own studies.  As a result of his letters, these schools responded that they either no longer — or never — offered paper-based college-level courses.  The goal of this post is to simply alert you as to which schools solely offer online-only course methodologies.  This way you won’t waste time contacting them on behalf of your incarcerated students.

The schools which informed him that they are online-only are as follows:

~ Aspen University

~Columbia Southern University           

~Texas Tech University

~Washington State University, Global Campus

~University College & Extension Services, California State University at Long Beach

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