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State-Funded College for Convicts?

Cross-posted from SeeThruEdu New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently set off a firestorm by saying he wants to reintroduce state-funded college classes in state prisons. He wants classes in 10 prisons as a trial. Such classes were defunded in the 1990s. Meanwhile bipartisan federal legislation would give time credit for prisoners in education programs.   Cuomo’s proposal does raise interesting […]

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