College Education in Prison: Why it’s a Smart Choice for Everyone

| By Marsha Weissman |

Today’s guest blog post is written by by Marsha Weissman, Executive Director of Center for Community Alternatives and Sandy Lane, Professor of Public Health and Anthropology, Syracuse University

“In 1994, college education programs flourished in New York State – there were 23 colleges awarding degrees to people in 45 state prisons, funded partially through the national Pell grant program and its New York State equivalent, the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP).” Read more