Prisoners on Track to Receive Associate’s Degrees

Fifty seven incarcerated students at Pamlico Correctional Institution were recognized on Thursday for their commitment to the first year of an associate’s degree program that could eventually expand throughout the state’s prisons.

“I think that this is a prototype that can be copied and that it will work anywhere where you have the same amount of input from the community,” said State Senator Norman Sanderson, during a ceremony celebrating the pilot prison education program’s first year.

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