Classroom Clip

Economic Impact of Prisons (Clip 3 of 3)

In the third clip associated with the Prison Town, USA lesson plan, the economic impact of the prison in Susanville is assessed by residents. The prison originally supported local businesses, but now the prison wants to take their business away from the local dairy business. Residents talk about the changes in Susanville since the prison came to town. Students should create an argument either for or against bringing a prison to town. Return to lesson plan »

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