Course Corrections: The Return of Prison Education
Photo: Mark Felix
Kit O'Connell, Texas Observer
Alexa Garza lives in Mesquite, a suburb of Dallas near where she was born and raised. Since her release from prison, Garza has emerged as one of the most vocal Texas advocates for incarcerated women—individuals she says are often a correctional afterthought.
Nowhere is this more evident than in prison education programs.