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Part 4: 'Home is a Work in Progress'

As graduation nears, students grapple with the past and some face the realities of release

Part 3: 'Every Single Word Matters'

The debate team faces rival West Point, and the students’ senior projects get underway.

Part 2: 'I'm Trying to Get Home to My Family, Too.'

Learn more about the students' personal stories and the challenges of college in prison.

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

Meet the incarcerated students enrolled in one of America's most rigorous college programs

About College Behind Bars

Explore the transformative power of education through the eyes of a dozen incarcerated men and women trying to earn college degrees – and a chance at new beginnings – from one of the country’s most rigorous prison education programs. A film by Lynn Novick.

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