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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 5,320 4,474
Vocational 2,162 1,876
Substance Abuse Treatment 1,267 1,093
Transition Program 4,842 2,748
Total 13,591 10,191

Program Completions

Program During
Month
Fiscal Year
to Date
Mandatory Academic Education Program 21 277
GEDs Earned 25 318
Vocational Certificates 69 943
Substance Abuse Treatment 97 573
Transition Program 1,987 9,832
Total 2,199 11,943

  • Number of vocational programs with employment partnerships on the last day of the month: 15

  • Percent of required* average daily attendance during the month (November 2003):
    Academic=122%; Vocational=117%

*Required for Academic Classes=
18 students per day

*Required for Vocational Classes=
15 students per day