Student Goes To Jail, Finds Career
Most schools tell students to stay out of jail, but Akins High School in South Austin sends some of its students there once a week to learn how to become correctional officers. The program’s part of the school’s criminal justice curriculum, and allows students a hands-on look at life in the working world of a prison. KUT’s Kate McGee spent a day with one student in the program.
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