View from the prison

Seriously.  This glorious view is from the training center at Lee Arrendale State Prison which houses 1400 female convicts in Northeast Georgia.

Why was I there? At a prison!?

Beginning in January the prison will be the site of a pilot project, a high school that will grant young inmates a diploma, not a General Education Diploma but an actual high school diploma, a diploma that will help selected inmates go on to college or obtain a decent job after they are released from prison.  I will be teaching there for the duration of the pilot project.  I’ll keep you informed…



10 thoughts on “Phoneography: The View From the Prison

    1. Thank you. The teachers were handpicked for this project, as were the students. One prisoner was transferred from a prison in the southern part of our state to this prison in the north just so she could participate and finish high school. I m very honored to be chosen for this.

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