Education Secretary visits Jessup

Education Secretary Arne Duncan, second from left, speaks with inmate Terrell Johnson, a participant in the Goucher College Prison Education Partnership at Maryland Correctional Institution-Jessup on Friday. Also pictured are inmates Alphonso Coates, second from right, and Kenard Johnson. After a roundtable discussion at the prison, the Education Department announced Friday that it would conduct a limited pilot program to give prisoners access to the Pell grants, allowing them to take college courses behind bars.

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