Juvenile http://nhpr.org en Clamoring For Tolstoy...In Juvie? http://nhpr.org/post/clamoring-tolstoyin-juvie <p><a href="http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-05-12/local/39210735_1_prison-officials-george-mason-university-u-va">“Books Behind Bars”</a> is program which pairs undergraduates from the University of Virginia with inmates at the <a href="http://www.djj.virginia.gov/Facilities.aspx?FacilityID=138">Beaumont Juvenile Correctional Center </a>to read classic Russian literature. Prison staff notice a marked change in behavior among inmates who take the class, and researchers have documented similar improvements in decision-making, social skill, and civic engagement among prisoners <u>and</u> undergrads who participate in the class.</p><p> Tue, 21 May 2013 14:22:45 +0000 Virginia Prescott 27892 at http://nhpr.org Clamoring For Tolstoy...In Juvie?