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In Kenyan Prison, Good Grades Are Path to Freedom

t is exam time at Naivasha maximum security prison in central Kenya.   Inside a church building opposite the recreation yard, 18 inmates are taking Kenya's standardized secondary education test, the KCSE.   The prisoners sit at school desks holding pen cases and plastic protractors. If it were not for their pinstripes - the standard issue prison uniform - it would look like any other classroom.   “We want to tell you that we are no longer criminals,” says David...

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