Higher Ed in Prisons
Parenting from behind bars is like an air traffic controller trying to fly a plane from the ground — you can relay information, but you miss the hands-on experience that matters most.
November 17, 2022
Bill Keller, founding editor of the Marshall Project, talks with national reporter Charlotte West about his new book, "What’s Prison For?".
November 2, 2022
New York Thomas and Suave Gonzalez talk about fighting the system and the role of education in prison when you think you’re never getting out.
October 20, 2022
Johnny Pippins has already completed a master’s degree from prison. To pursue a Ph.D., he needs Illinois' governor to let him out early.
July 14, 2022
Prison education programs designed to teach life skills and heal trauma sell young people short if they don't include college offerings.
June 1, 2022
The Education Department announced that it will bring defaulted loans into good standing, which could significantly expand access.
Danny’s journey was not like mine. It took almost nine years and nine different prisons — violence, solitary, violence, solitary — before he would enroll in a college program.
March 22, 2022