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San Quentin Prisoners Learn Computer Skills

Eighteen prisoners sit in front of computer screens, listening intently to their instructor via video conference hook-up. This is CODE 7370, the new computer coding class that started last year at San Quentin. While only kilometers separate San Quentin State Prison from the affluent San Francisco Bay Area, for most prisoners, the gap between them and the city’s high tech world seemed insurmountable — until now. That's because some of them are learning computer...

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