Why NY is expanding top tier higher education in prisons


July 9, 2016 | CBS This Morning

Why NY is expanding top tier higher education in prisons

…This fall, New York’s education program will expand over the objections of state lawmakers, who rebuffed Governor Andrew Cuomo’s request for more money. So instead, Cuomo teamed up with Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance to divert $7.5 million in criminal forfeiture money to add at least 800 more students. “This is a public safety…