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Inside The Debate Over College-In-Prison Programs' Value

There are roughly 200 college-in-prison programs nationwide, and there’s a debate over whether they make a difference. Prisons measure the success of these initiatives by whether someone who’s been released will return. But as Illinois Newsroom’s Lee Gaines (@LeeVGaines) explains, at least one recent graduate says that’s not a good way to measure success.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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