Statewide: Prison education on the outside
When COVID-19 hit Illinois prisons, visitors were limited in the facilities. That meant teachers and professors couldn't get in for their classes. They were forced to turn to online learning.
But that also created a path for those leaving prison to stay enrolled. We'll hear about one woman's experience.
Listen to this episode of Statewide.
Also this week:
* JuanPablo Ramirez-Franco with the Mississippi River Basin Ag and Water Desk reports on contamination of drinking water along the Iowa-Illinois border. He finds residents and community leaders are trying to make sense of what comes next.