BPI Press Clip The New York Times

How to Level the College Playing Field

This time of year, there’s a lot of optimism in the air about college. As acceptance notices come in, it seems like the smartest, hardest-working young people with the greatest potential are being matched to institutions of higher learning that will prepare them for… Read More 

BPI Press Clip The New York Times

Let Prisoners Learn While They Serve

Criminal justice officials across the country are struggling to break the recidivism cycle in which prisoners are released only to land right back behind bars. These prisoners are among the most poorly educated people in the country, and that fact holds the key to… Read More 

BPI Press Clip Daily Freeman

Bard Prison Initiative Awards 30 Degrees at Woodbourne

WOODBOURNE >> The Bard Prison Initiative celebrated its 14th commencement at Woodbourne Correctional Facility, a medium-security prison for men, on June 11, when 30 students were awarded associate in arts degrees. U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, a Democrat of New York City, was the commencement speaker. Another… Read More 

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