December 1, 2022

For students who have spent time in jail, it’s extra difficult to secure housing. Yet having a home, with space to study and supportive roommates, can make it a lot easier for these students to succeed.

We talk with a student whose college path was transformed by a house for formerly incarcerated students and with a reporter about how this program came about.


  • Jimmie Conner, Student, CSU Fullerton
  • Betty Márquez Rosales, Reporter, EdSource

Read more from EdSource: From prison to a campus home: CSU Fullerton welcomes formerly incarcerated students

Education Beat is a weekly podcast hosted by EdSource’s Zaidee Stavely and produced by Coby McDonald.