Prisoners learn as they record for others
Bob Cox spotted a PI Piece On a nascent program at the Washington Corrections Center for Women that's helping people toward college degrees and perhaps preventing some of these women from making return visits to this prison near Purdy. The women in the prison are paid $1 an hour, with 50-cent increases each time they complete 100 90-minute audiotapes. That's much more than the 42 cents inmates get for most jobs, such as cooking and laundry.
Then they place the audiotapes into FedEx envelopes and send them to community college students who couldn't learn without them.