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Todd R. Clear

Todd Clear is provost of Rutgers University-Newark; previously, he was dean of the School of Criminal Justice.In 1978, he received a Ph.D. in criminal justice from the University at Albany. Clear has also held professorships at Ball State University, Florida State University (where he was also associate dean of the...Read bio »

College classes in prison can unlock an eager, committed group of potential learners.

Aug 29, 2019

As the pool of high school seniors declines nationally, prisons represent an especially promising new source of potential students. Incarcerated individuals can succeed as college students, and higher education—if provided thoughtfully and equitably—can make a huge difference in their lives and the lives of others.

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