Scholars Behind Bars

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