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Educational Advancement

The pursuit and completion of an academic course of study such as a high school diploma, General Educational Development (GED) diploma or post-secondary degree are important tools in advancing opportunities for returning citizens. The publications and resources listed below were compiled for their ability to provide a broad overview of the kinds of resources and assistance available.

Reentry Essentials makes every effort to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of the information presented. If you find that a listing is out-of-date or inaccurate, or if you know of a particularly useful resource that you would like to recommend for inclusion, please contact us, and we will make the appropriate adjustments.



* U.S. Department of Education, Back to School: A Guide to Continuing Your Education After Prison| Download NOW!
* U.S. Department of Education, Taking Charge of Your Future: Get the Education and Training You Need| Download NOW!
* U.S. Department of Education, Funding Your Education: The Guide to Federal Student Aid| Download NOW!
* U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid Grant Programs Fact Sheet| Download NOW!
* U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid Loan Programs Fact Sheet| Download NOW!
* U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid for Adult Students| Download NOW!
* U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid for Incarcerated Individuals| Download NOW!