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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

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Inmate Programs

There were 40,359 work and program assignments available for the 60,436 inmates that were available to work on June 30, 2003. That is, 66.8% of the available inmate population had meaningful work or program opportunities.


Inmates Enrolled

Program During Month Last Day of Month
Academic 5,317 4,430
Vocational 2,306 1,954
Substance Abuse Treatment 1,306 1,104
Transition Program 4,921 2,584
Total 13,850 10,072

Program Completions

Program During
Month
Fiscal Year
to Date
Mandatory Academic Education Program 52 186
GEDs Earned 109 225
Vocational Certificates 138 657
Substance Abuse Treatment 117 363
Transition Program 2,156 5,894
Total 2,572 7,325

  • Number of vocational programs with employment partnerships on the last day of the month: 14

  • Percent of required* average daily attendance during the month (September 2003):
    Academic=124%; Vocational=122%

*Required for Academic Classes=
18 students per day

*Required for Vocational Classes=
15 students per day