New Program Would Give Some Prisoners Money For College

Photo: REX USAIf prisoners can get educated while they're serving time, statistics show they're much less likely to end up back behind bars. That's the idea behind the Second Chance Pell Pilot Program — an experimental concept that'll give prisoners Pell grants to pay for college while they're incarcerated. The Obama administration announced the move on Friday, saying it aims at helping convicts "get jobs, support their families, and turn their lives around" once they're freed. Of course,...

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