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NY Daily News logo
4/14/2022
NY Daily News

Helping prisoners go to college helps New York

Last week, the New York State budget included a major victory for educational equity, ending a 26-year-old ban on access to need-based Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) grants for incarcerated students. Having myself attended college while incarcerated, I can attest to the importance of the… Read More 

Hardly Working: Brent Orrell on Vocation, Career, and Work.
10/16/2020
Hardly Working Podcast

Freeing the Mind

Max Kenner recently sat down with Brent Orrell of the Hardly Working podcast to talk about BPI and the value of a liberal arts education in the 21st century. Listen here as they explore how higher education has largely failed to identify capacity wherever… Read More 

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7/31/2020
The Appeal

BPI and College Behind Bars in The Appeal

The Appeal featured several segments about BPI in two Justice in America podcast episodes, as well as an op-ed. Check out more details below: 4/22/2019 Justice in America Episode 29: Schools in Prison Josie Duffy Rice and co-host Derecka Purnell are joined by Dyjuan Tatro '18 and… Read More 

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