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Students in a Southwestern College class at the Richard J. Donovan Correction...

Photo by Megan Burks / KPBS

Donovan Inmates Work Toward College Degree Through Obama-Era Program

By Megan Burks

Prisoners have long taken correspondence courses to earn college credits behind bars. But inmates at the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility in Otay Mesa are participating in a rare face-to-face program.

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