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Breaking Barriers/Rompiendo Barreras is a tool for Spanish-speaking persons who are incarcerated. Created by students of an ESL class offered by the Syracuse City School District and the Onondaga County SheriffÂ’s Department, the phrase book contains phrases commonly used in facilities of incarceration and the Spanish translation of those phrases. (1999)
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Bringing Family Literacy to Incarcerated Settings: An Instructional Guide was created to assist anyone interested in implementing a family literacy project within an incarcerated setting. The guide includes a description of various program designs as well as a blueprint for implementation. Resources and sample forms are provided. (2001)  Adult Education Act, Section 326, #0138-98-5001

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Making the Transition: An Instructional Guide for Incarcerated Youth Education provides information about incarcerated youth, the transition program in New York State, legal rights, inmate needs, and program staff needs. A series of sample lessons, many of which have been provided by corrections educators, is also included within the instructional guide. (1995)  Adult Education Act, Section 326, #0138-96-5001

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Transition Programs: Bridging the Gap was developed to share the collective wisdom and experience of education professionals who have successfully guided the transition of hundreds of incarcerated youth and adults back to the community. The document discusses what occurs in a transition program, identifying certain components as absolutely vital. Citing exactly what makes a transition coordinator effective, the accomplishment of activities is also explored. (1998)  Adult Education Act, Section 326, #0138-98-5001

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