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IMPROVE PRISON EDUCATION

 (Tommy Thompson was born in 1941. He was governor of Wisconsin from 1987 to. 2001. He is now President of the University of Wisconsin System.) I first started thinking about prisons during my early years in the Assembly, more than 50 years ago. I believed then, and I believe now, that we need to give people who have committed a crime a second chance.I’ve been thinking more about this lately as I reflect on my accomplishments in political life and as I work to renew the Wisconsin Idea for the 21st century as president of the University of Wisconsin System. It’s clear to me now that our state hasn’t done enough to give ...