College Behind Bars

Part 1: 'No One Ever Taught Me Any of That.'

Episode 1 | 57m 53s Video has closed captioning.

Incarcerated men and women in New York State are admitted to the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI), one of the most rigorous college programs in America. As they begin their studies at Eastern and Taconic Correctional facilities, they discover that they will be held to the same high standards as Bard College students on the main campus in Annandale-on-Hudson.

Aired: 11/25/19

Expired: 05/21/20

Rating: TV-14

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Funding for College Behind Bars is provided by Bank of America; PBS; Ford Foundation / JustFilms; National Endowment for the Humanities; Meg & Tomas Bergstrand; Regina K. Scully; The Lise …