College Classes Get a Boost at New York State Prisons


June 15, 2016 | Wall Street Journal

College Classes Get a Boost at New York State Prisons

…The Manhattan district attorney’s office, through an agreement with the state, has allocated $7.5 million in bank forfeiture funds for college programs, which officials expect to serve about 1,000 inmates over five years … Those who participate in college programs while incarcerated are half as likely to return to prison as those who don’t,…