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WDKX.com » Blog » College Degrees For Prisoners?
Feb 18th 2014 7:01 am
College Degrees For Prisoners?
by news


Governor Cuomo says he has a plan for inmates in state prison to earn college credits and get a college degree. It would all be paid for by taxpayers.

Cuomo says it might be bold, even crazy, but he says it is the right thing to do. The governor says it costs taxpayers $60,000 a year to house one prisoner. He also says the cost to get that same prisoner a college degree is $5,000 a year.

The question is: Is this fair to families and students who struggle to pay for a college education?

Read full story:http://www.whec.com/news/stories/S3328910.shtml?cat=565