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DEC 15, 2013 - Huffington Post

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Lipscomb University Holds Special Graduation Inside Prison (PHOTOS)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When Lipscomb University professor Richard Goode first had the idea of offering basic college classes to prisoners, he had no idea how popular the program would become. It's not just the inmates who love it, but also professors and traditional Lipscomb students who vie for opportunities to teach and attend classes inside the Tennessee Prison for Women. Goode's original goal was to offer six courses over two years for 18 credit hours. He met that goal in 2009, but the women who attended classes faithfully each week — often asking for additional reading and homework — ... Read More

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