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Ascendium in the News December 03, 2021

UW System Developing Bachelors Degree Program in WI Prisons

Source:  Channel 3000
Author:  Tahleel Mohieldin

MADISON, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin System is moving forward with plans to give people in state prisons a chance to earn a UW Bachelors degree while incarcerated, after receiving funding to develop a pilot program.

On Monday System officials announced they were awarded a 150 thousand dollar grant from Madison based non-profit Ascendium to develop a curriculum and infrastructure for their Prison Education Initiative.

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