Stories by Ellen Condliffe Lagemann

Ellen Condliffe Lagemann is the Levy Institute Research Professor at Bard College, where she is also the Distinguished Fellow in the Bard Prison Initiative. Formerly she served as president of the Spencer Foundation and as dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is the author of the book Liberating Minds. subscribe to Ellen Condliffe Lagemann's feed

Posted on: Feb 17, 2017, Source: The New Press

The recidivism rate for graduates of the Bard Prison Initiative is 2 percent—compared to a national rate of return to prison of over 50 percent.