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Cops & Courts

Expanding minds behind bars

Prison University Project Graduates of 2013, Front row left to right: Aly Tamboura, Thao Nou, Second row left to right: Kenyota Gray, Allen Webb, Quinton Walker, Third Row left to right: Tommy Winfrey, A. Terrell Merritt, Erin O’Connor
Nigel Poor

The Prison University Project is the only on-site degree college program in California's entire prison system. It's housed at San Quentin and the tuition-free program is so popular that prisoners across the state try to transfer to San Quentin to participate. San Quentin Prison Report's Tommy Shakur Ross tells the story of what happens when inmates go back to school.

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Tue July 16, 2013