Prison Pell Grant
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1505 , Segment 3
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- Jan 6, 2021 9:00 pm
- 16:31 mins
For the first time in 25 years, prison inmates can receive a government Pell Grant to cover the cost of taking college courses behind bars. Is that a good use of taxpayer dollars? Andrea Cantora is a Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Baltimore, and she directs the university’s college program at a maximum-security prison in Maryland.