Justice in Education Initiative featured in Columbia Spectator

A Liberal Arts Education in Prison

BY ANA ESPINOZA | SEPTEMBER 26, 2016, 11:13 PM

 

Isaac Scott, a student at the School of General Studies, grew up 10 blocks away from Columbia, on West 104th Street. As a child, he would walk by the Morningside campus with his mother regularly, “either going up Broadway or coming down Amsterdam.” Even so, he never actually passed through Columbia’s (imposing, but generally open) gates or walked down College Walk. He was well into adulthood when he visited campus for the first time, with nearly eight years as an inmate in the New York State prison system behind him…

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