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Turn Prisons Into Colleges

March 6, 2018 | by Elizabeth HintonThe New York Times

Turning prisons into institutions of higher learning may sound like a radical proposition, but the idea has been around in some form for nearly a century. In this op-ed, the author looks at this history and the current momentum—across the political spectrum—to offer more prison inmates the opportunity to earn a college degree.