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Alternative Placements for the Correctional Education Program Would Be More Costly, Report No. 08-16, March 2008
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There is no compelling reason to change Florida’s model for providing correctional education, which has been shown to have positive effects on inmates and appears to cost less than other options.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

School District Workforce Education
Department of Corrections
Inmate Programs
Correctional Medical Authority
Adult Education and GED
School District Certificate Programs
Education System
Public Schools (K-12 Education)

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 07-14 Corrections Rehabilitative Programs Effective, But Serve Only a Portion of the Eligible Population, published in February 2007.
  • Report No. 04-69 Information Brief: Correctional Substance Abuse Programs, While Few, Are Reasonably Efficient and Effective, published in October 2004.
  • Report No. 04-60 Progress Report: Corrections Program Still Challenged by Inmate Idleness, Prison Planning, and Fleet Maintenance, published in August 2004.
  • Report No. 04-59 Progress Report: Corrections Education and Rehabilitative Programs Significantly Reduced, published in August 2004.
  • Report No. 00-23 Review of the Department of Corrections, published in December 2000.

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