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Prison Teachers

Prison Teachers: A Different Type of Educator

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 11.04.2015 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

Because prisoners cannot leave the prison facility to attend classes, when courses require professional instructors the instructors must go into the prisons to reach them. But qualified educators in prison education programs are rare to nonexistent.

Saki Knafo

America Has More Prisoners Than High School Teachers | Saki Knafo | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

If sitting in a prison cell was a job, it would be one of the most common jobs in the United States. In 2012, there were some 1,570,000 inmates in sta...

Teachers In Tough Places

David Chura | Posted 08.01.2011 | Education
David Chura

Thirty people in a room, all teachers in high school and GED programs in various prisons from across New York State, listening to me talk about teaching locked up kids.