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Vocational Certificate

Table 9: Success Rates of Inmates With and Without a Vocational Certificate Comparison by Commitment Status

Prior Prison Commitment Status Without Voc. Certificate With Voc. Certificate %Difference % Improvement
Prior commitments 57.9% 65.7% 7.8% 13.4%
No prior commitments 73.5% 80.1% 6.5% 8.9%
A commitment is a sentencing event which results in the offender being remanded to a Florida prison.