Tennessee Department of Correction http://wuot.org en From Two Worlds: Tenn. College Students And Inmates Share Classroom, Friendship http://wuot.org/post/two-worlds-tenn-college-students-and-inmates-share-classroom-friendship <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In 2007, Lipscomb University in Nashville began the Lipscomb Initiative for Education, or LIFE Program. The program provides college courses for the inmates at the Tennessee Prison For Women, but it also gives traditional</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">college students the chance to travel to the prison each week to take classes with the inmates.</span></p> Thu, 15 May 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Leslie Snow 18637 at http://wuot.org From Two Worlds: Tenn. College Students And Inmates Share Classroom, Friendship Families Of Tennessee Inmates Could See Lower Phone Costs http://wuot.org/post/families-tennessee-inmates-could-see-lower-phone-costs <p>New regulations by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) could lower the cost of phone calls between Tennessee inmates and their families.&nbsp; But prison rights advocates say the regulations don’t go far enough.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 21:37:16 +0000 Matt Shafer Powell 12251 at http://wuot.org Families Of Tennessee Inmates Could See Lower Phone Costs Tennessee Requests Record Number Of Death Row Executions http://wuot.org/post/tennessee-requests-record-number-death-row-executions <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In a state that has only executed six death row inmates since 1960, Tennessee appears ready to enter a period in which executions become more common.</span></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:59:21 +0000 Matt Shafer Powell 11873 at http://wuot.org Tennessee Requests Record Number Of Death Row Executions