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Alumni Voices: #TurnOnTheTAPNY

Following the 1994 federal Pell ban, New York banned incarcerated people from accessing the state's Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) in 1995. As a result, the number of college-in-prison programs in New York fell from over 70 to 4. In her January 5, 2022 State of… Read More 

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Learning to Code: Alumni Reflect on Their Experience in BPI’s Restart Program

BPI launched Restart in 2018 through the generous support of the National Science Foundation to build bridges between computer science training in prison and computer science entrepreneurialism after prison. Through the Restart program, BPI explored the question: "does informal learning offer an under-utilized pathway for… Read More 

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