The Inside-Out Program at Taconic is coordinated through Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison
Population Served: Incarcerated women Taconic Correctional Facility for Women and Vassar students
Program Description: The two professors, along with 10 Vassar students, traveled from Poughkeepsie to the medium security women’s prison in Bedford Hills, Westchester County, once a week during the spring 2009 semester to join with 12 incarcerated students for a two-and-a-half hour class.
Unique Features: The course marks the first time that the DOCS in New York State has permitted a mixed classroom of traditional college students with the incarcerated as part of a curriculum for college credit.
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