One Day

Books Behind Bars

View from between doors of a young man with brown braided hair and a blue shirt attending a class, leaning his head on his hand.
A 2014 study published by the RAND Corporation reported that inmates who participate in an education program while incarcerated—like this one run by the Goucher Prison Education Partnership—lower their odds of returning to prison by 43%.
J.M. Giordano
When you’re locked up, do you lose your right to learn?
Leah Fabel

When the Walls Come Down

A young female teacher with straight brown hair conducting a middle-school music class.
Students from Landrum Middle School, a traditional public school outside of Houston, and KIPP Courage, a charter school sharing the same building, join together for sports, extracurriculars, and electives like band.
Gary Coronado
District schools and charter schools don’t mix. Right?
Ting Yu