Cuomo Proposes Higher-Education Initiative in New York Prisons


January 10, 2016 | New York Times

Cuomo Proposes Higher-Education Initiative in New York Prisons

It was nearly two years ago that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo floated a plan for the state to pay for college courses for inmates. But it sank in the face of withering opposition from critics who mocked Mr. Cuomo’s initiative as “Attica University” and Republican members of the state’s congressional delegation who argued that New York should…