Scholars Behind Bars

Jonathan Zimmerman, New York Review of Books, Mar 22, 2017
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Summary and discussion of two books about teaching college classes in prison. "Just as a poor education transports people into prison, a rich one can transform them beyond it." It's focused especially on the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI). It shades into an interesting discussion of the value of an arts-focused education as compared to business or trades.

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