The Vermont Cynic

UVM students learn beside local inmates

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The Chittenden Correctional Facility is pictured. The facility has started a new program where inmates study alongside UVM students.

Brandon Arcari, Senior Staff Writer

April 12, 2017

Local prison inmates are studying alongside UVM students as part of a new program. UVM has become the first public university to institute a Liberal Arts in Prisons Program, implementing teaching techniques where students are taught alongside prison inmates. This semester, a class taught and d...

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