Candace Burch |
|Bureau of Academic and Special Education is responsible for providing adult education programs to inmates. These programs include the Mandatory Literacy Program (MLP), Adult Basic Education (ABE), the General Education Development (GED) program, Pre-Release Transition Skills Program, and Library Services. Duties also include providing special education services to all eligible offenders under federal guidelines, providing Title I services to offenders under the age of 21, and administering the EVEN START family services program. This bureau received $4,818,000 in academic and special education grant funding.|
FY 1998-99 GED and Vocational Certificates
|Types of Award Locations||GED
|Other DC Facilities*||178||69||247|
| * Other DC includes CCC's, work/forestry camps,
road prisons, boot camps.
**Non-DC includes contract drug facilities, counties, and other states.
FY 1998-99 Correctional Education Participation
|Number of Courses||6,878||14,228||8,188||29,294|
|Number of Inmates||6,878||14,228||7,553||28,659 ***|
|Number of Courses||2,419||2,372||2,746||7,537|
|Number of Inmates||2,419||2,372||2,414||7,205 ***|
|Number of Courses||5,887||13,695||6,280||25,862|
|Number of Inmates||5,887||13,695||5,925||25,507 ***|
| * "Enrollments" includes inmates enrolled
as of 7/1/98 and new enrollments through 6/30/99.
** "Completions" and "Other Exits" are from 7/1/98 through 6/30/99.
*** Inmates who participated in Mandatory Literacy, Adult Education and Vocational courses get counted for participation in all three programs