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College Behind Bars

PBS's "four-part documentary film series," College Behind Bars follows the lives of incarcerated individuals enrolled in the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI). BPI gives individuals an opportunity to earn associate's and bachelor's degrees while they are incarcerated and is known as "one of the most rigorous and effective prison education programs in the United States." The series encapsulates the...

https://www.pbs.org/kenburns/college-behind-bars/