Inmates in the Prison Entrepreneurship Program pack 1,000 hours of college-level coursework into six months. When they finish, they get to don a cap and gown, many for the first time in their lives. Andrew Schneider reports in the last of our four part series.
Nearly 900 inmates of the Cleveland Correctional Center have earned a fresh start through the Prison Entrepreneurship Program. But the program's biggest test may have come in reforming itself, as Andrew Schneider reports in the third of our four part series.
A business plan, and the ability to sell it to investors, can make or break a start-up company. That lesson is drummed into the participants of the Prison Entrepreneurship Program every day, as Andrew Schneider reports in the second of our four part series.
One in every four inmates released from the Texas prison system is back in prison within three years. But an hour north of Houston, an experiment is unfolding that could slash the rate of recidivism. In the first of our four part series, KUHF business reporter Andrew Schneider looks at the Prison Entrepreneurship Program.