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Prison Education: The Sunshine State Takes Education Online

By Christopher Zoukis In 2012, Florida established the first online high school within a correctional facility.  In 2014, it has celebrated the success of that pilot program by extending it to a total of seven prisons across the state.  Still the only program of its kind, Florida’s experiment demonstrates one potential strategy for improving the

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Speak Up For Hope

On the fateful day, October 24, 1999, Carol Kent was awakened by a phone call that changed her life forever. Her only child, Jason P. Kent, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder. Jason was a model citizen, an Annapolis Naval Academy graduate with no prior record.  He was convicted and sentenced to life in

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