Image:  When Ryan Flaco Rising took his first college class in New Folsom State Prison, he didn’t know basic math concepts like fractions or multiplication or “how to write with periods and commas,” as he puts it. Soon he’ll graduate with a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Now, as Rising nears graduating with a degree in sociology, he has a grade point average that hovers around 4.0. He has also published several articles and heads a group on campus...


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