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In the U.S., our prisons are full of people raised in the poorest neighborhoods, who only had access to the worst schools. So what happens when they can enter a first-class college program – inside prison?
On this episode, Wesley Caines, an alum of the program and now Chief of Staff at Bronx Defenders, and Lynn Novick, award-winning documentary filmmaker, discuss College Behind Bars, premiering Nov. 25 and 26, 2019 on PBS.
prisons, educational opportunity, U.S. school system, inequality, criminal justice reform, recidivism reduction, college programs in prison, College Behind Bars
Adult and Continuing Education | Civil Rights and Discrimination | Criminal Law | Criminal Procedure | Criminology | Criminology and Criminal Justice | Education Law | Inequality and Stratification | Law and Race | Law and Society | Law Enforcement and Corrections | Legal Education | Legal Profession | Other Education | Race and Ethnicity | Social and Cultural Anthropology
David A. Harris,
Ep. - 111: College Behind Bars,
Available at: https://scholarship.law.pitt.edu/criminal-injustice/5