By Christopher Zoukis Maximum-security inmates at a New Jersey prison have been learning about the literary world with Rutgers University associate professor Emily Allen-Hornblower. But the novelty isn’t that they are studying literature, or even that they are doing it behind bars. It’s what they are learning about that’s so impressive. Prisoners at East Jersey…

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By Katherine Sellgren / BBC News  Image courtesy bbc.uk.co Inmates are allowed 12 books in their cell but new privileges regulations, introduced last year, stopped them receiving parcels, including books. The Prisoners’ Education Trust (PET) is urging ministers to improve access to books and materials to assist learning. Prisons minister Andrew Selous said he was…

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