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Violent, New Orleans jail has high school inside

Clip: 06/09/2018 | 4m 6s Video has closed captioning.

At a jail with death rates four times the national average in New Orleans, teenagers and young men are trying a new program that enrolls them into full-day high school classes for diplomas, using the same curriculum and tests as the school district. In collaboration with NPR’s This American Life, The Marshall Project’s Eli Hager reported the story and talks to Hari Sreenivasan.

Aired: 06/09/18

Rating: NR

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