Let Prisoners Learn While They Serve (Editorial)


August 16, 2017 | New York Times

Let Prisoners Learn While They Serve (Editorial)…The Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus Vance Jr., stepped into the void left by the Legislature when he agreed to pay for Governor Cuomo’s prison education plan with more than $7 million in criminal forfeiture money secured from banks. Lauding what he described as a public safety measure, Mr. Vance said, “It makes no sense to send someone to…