Free Learning Gives New Alternatives in Court

alison-logo( – A young defendant avoided jail on drug-related offences after successfully completing a free online course on, and according to Alison CEO Mike Feerick: “The pioneering use of free online learning could open up a wide range of new educational sanction options to judicial systems.” Here in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Bill #31-0074 which seeks to provide prisoners with an avenue to vocational training was approved last year in committee. (read more at

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