Men in Prison Overcome Challenges to Earn Degrees
Clip: 08/17/2022 | 7m 25s
While many colleges and universities will offer classes for credit to prison inmates, Northwestern University says it's the only top 10 school that grants degrees to prisoners. And next spring, students at Stateville Correctional Center will be the first to receive their Bachelor's Degrees from Northwestern while in prison.
Aired: 08/17/22 |
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