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Alexander, Michelle. 2010. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. New York: The New Press.

American Bar Association. Recommendation and Report 102A(2010), Adopted by the House of Delegates. February 8-9, 2010.

Center for Community Alternatives and National H.I.R.E. Network. 2008. Closing the Doors to Higher Education Another Collateral Consequence of a Criminal Conviction.

Center for Community Alternatives (CCA). 2010. The Use of Criminal History Records in Admissions Reconsidered.

Chappell, Cathryn. 2004. Post-Secondary Correctional Education and Recidivism: A Meta-Analysis of Research Conducted 1990-1999. Journal of Correctional Education 55(2) 148-69.

CSG. 2011. Reentry Facts. The National Reentry Resource Center, New York: The Council of State Governments.

Drucker, Ernest. 2011. A Plague of Prisons: The Epidemiology of Mass Incarceration in America; New York: The New Press.

Education Trust. Engines of Inequality: Diminishing Equality in the Nation's Public Universities.

Epstein, Jennifer. 2010. Probing Students' Pasts. Inside Higher Education, Washington, D.C.

Erisman W., Contardo, J. 2005. Learning to Reduce Recidivism: A 50-state analysis of postsecondary correctional education policy, Institute for Higher Education Policy.

Fine, M., Boudin, K., Bowen, I., Clark, J., Hylton, D., Martinez, M., Roberts, R., Smart, P., Torre, M., Upegui, D. 2001. Changing Minds: The Impact of College in a Maximum-Security Prison.

*Gorgol, L., and Sponsler, B. 2011. Unlocking Potential: Results of a National Survey of Postsecondary Eduation in State Prisons. Institute for Higher Education Policy.

*Harlow, C., 2003. Education and Correctional Populations: Bureau of Justice Statistics Special Report.

Hartney, Christopher and Linh Vuong. 2009. Created Equal: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the US Criminal Justice System: Oakland, Ca: The National Council on Crime and Delinquency.

*Henrichson, Christian and R. Delaney. 2012. The Price of Prisons: What Incarceration Costs Taxpayers. New York: Vera Institute of Justice, Center on Sentencing and Corrections.

Justice Policy Institute. 2002. Cellblocks or Classrooms? : The Funding of Higher Education and Corrections and Its Impact on African American Men.

Mauer Marc and Chesney-Lind, M. 2002. Invisible Punishment. The New Press.

Mauer Marc and Epstein, Kate. To Build a Better Criminal Justice System. 2012. The Sentencing Project.

National Employment Law Project, Rodriguez, Michelle and Emsellem Maurice. 2011. 65 Million "Need Not Apply": The Case for Reforming Criminal Background Checks for Employment.

New York Reentry Network: Strategies For Engaging Students Involved with The Criminal Justice System. 2012.

New York State Department of Correctional Services. 2009. Statistical Overview.

New York State Bar Association. 2006. Re-entry and Reintegration: The Road to Public Safety.

Nuttall, J., Hollman, L., Staley, M., 2003. The Effect of Earning a GED on Recidivism Rates, JCE, Volume 54, Issue 3.

Open Society Institute, Criminal Justice Initiative. 1997. Education as Crime Prevention: Providing Education to Prisoners. Research Brief, Occasional Series: Paper 2.

Pager, Devah. 2003. The Mark of a Criminal Record. American Journal of Sociology 108: 937-75

*Petit, Becky and Western, B. 2004. Imprisonment and the Life Course: Race and Class Inequality in U.S. Incarceration. American Sociological Review 69(2): 1511-69.

Pew Charitable Trusts. 2008. One in 100: Americans Behind Bars in America.

Pew Charitable Trusts, 2009. One in 31: The Long Reach of American Corrections.

Pew Charitable Trusts. 2010. Collateral Costs: Incarceration's Effect on Economic Mobility.

Pew Charitable Trusts. 2011. State of Recidivism: The Revolving Door of America's Prisons.

Pew Infographic, 2012. High Cost of America's Correctional System.

Prisoner Reentry Institute, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. 2007. Back to School: A guide to Continuing Your Education After Prison.

Raphael,Steven. 2004. The Socioeconomic Status of Black Males: The Increasing Importance of Incarceration. Berkeley: Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley.

*Rubenstein, Benay and Robins, Jeremy. 2008. Re-imagining the Future: From Prison to College (15- minute documentary produced for New York State Department of Correctional Services).

SEARCH, 2009. Survey of State Criminal History Information Systems. 2008: Criminal Information Policy Report. Washington DC: Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Solomon, Amy. 2012. In Search of a Job: Criminal Records As Barriers to Employment. U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs.

State University of New York (SUNY) Admissions Policy. 1998. SUNY PP Home Page, Document Number: 3300.

Schott Foundation for Public Education. 2012. Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males.

Steurer, S., Smith, L., Tracy, A. 2007. Education Reduces Crime: Three-State Recidivism Study.

Steurer, S., Linton, J., Nally, J. and Lockwood, S. The Top-Nine Reasons to Increase Correctional Education Programs.

Sturm, S., Skolnick, K., Wu, T. 2011. Building Pathways of Possibility from Criminal Justice to College. Center for Institutional and Social Change, Columbia Law School.

Sturm, S., 2010. Developing the Architecture of Inclusion in Higher Education. Center for Institutional and Social Change, Columbia Law School.

Travis, Jeremy. 2005. But they All Come Back: Facing the Challenges of Prisoner Reentry. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute Press.

The Urban Institute, Justice Policy Center and John Jay College of Criminal Justice: Brazzell, D, Crayton, A, Mukamal, D., Solomon A, Lindahl, N. 2009. From the Classroom to the Community: Exploring the Role of Education During Incarceration and Reentry.

*Zahm, B., Rubenstein, B. 1997. The Last Graduation (55-minute documentary). Zahm Productions.

*Western, Bruce. 2006. Punishment and Inequality in America. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

Western, B., Schiraldi, V., and Zeidenberg, Z. 2003. Education and Incarceration. Washington, DC: Justice Policy Institute.