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Lamar State College - Port Arthur Inmate Education Program

Inmate Education


The purpose of the Inmate Education Program is to support the college's philosophy that education is an ongoing process that enhances career potential, b roadens intellectual horizons, and enriches life.

The Department provides inmates residing in area penal institutions with compensatory education, technical education programs, and a core curriculum for students planning to pursue a baccalaureate degree or simply desiring self-improvement.

The Department operates in the belief that all individuals should be:
  • Treated with dignity and respect;

  • Afforded equal opportunity to acquire a complete educational experience;

  • Given an opportunity to discover and develop their special aptitudes and insights;

  • Provided an opportunity to equip themselves for a fulfilling life and responsible citizenship in a world characterized by change.

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