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CALIFORNIA CAREER PATHWAYS

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Adults in Corrections Education Program


Updated December 2016

This correctional education and re-entry initiative of the California Department of Education (CDE) reimburses county offices of education and school districts that provide educational programs to incarcerated adults at county jail facilities.

Initiative funding for FY 2016-17 was $15 million.

Resources: Overview, Legislation (Proposition 98)

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Correctional education programs that serve adults are required to join their regional Adult Education Block Grant consortia and collaborate on a region-wide plan for adult foundational skill building.

Participants could benefit from alignment of education while incarcerated with opportunities available during re-entry. Many communities offer programs through the Second Chance Act that focus on building supports for those leaving incarceration.

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