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Prison education in Oklahoma: By the numbers

Prison education in Oklahoma: By the numbers
Oklahoman Modified: December 21, 2013 at 11:00 pm •  Published: December 21, 2013
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BY THE NUMBERS

$361,662

The amount of federal funding the state Board of Education approved in September for Corrections Department adult education and literacy programs in fiscal year 2014.

About 84%

The percentage of prisoners who passed the full battery of GED tests and obtained their credentials.

About 69%

The percentage of adult education students attending non-corrections programs who passed the full battery of GED tests and obtained credentials.

31

The number of adult learning centers serving Oklahoma's 77 counties.

About $4.2M

The amount of federal funding for 31 programs.

$750,000

The amount of state funding for the programs.

Source: state Education Department