N.Y. Governor Says College For Inmates Will Pay Off For Taxpayers

N.Y. Governor Says College For Inmates Will Pay Off For Taxpayers

March 11, 2014 | by Brian Mann | National Public Radio

NPR Reporter Brian Mann discusses New York State’s current debate over whether the state should provide taxpayer-funded college classes to prison inmates. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who is spearheading the initiative, says reinstating taxpayer-funded college classes in New York’s prisons will reduce recidivism, decreasing prison costs in the long run.

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NPR Reporter Brian Mann discusses New York State’s current debate over whether the state should provide taxpayer-funded college classes to prison inmates. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who is spearheading the initiative, says reinstating taxpayer-funded college classes in New York’s prisons will reduce recidivism, decreasing prison costs in the long run.

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