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Gov. Deal Touts New Prison Education Initiatives

By Kelsey Cochran    One credit shy of receiving a high school diploma, an inmate at Arrendale State Prison for women will soon be the first Georgia Department of Corrections inmate to graduate while incarcerated as part of a collaboration between the GDC and the Mountain Education Center Charter School. The graduation was made possible by

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Georgia Pushes To Help Prisoners Complete Education

Image courtesy mymec.org By John Lorinc State officials have launched a new program that helps people behind bars get back behind the school desk.   The Georgia Department of Corrections has joined forces with Mountain Education Charter School. The goal is to get state prisoners a high school diploma or GED. “We believe that we can

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