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INFOGRAPHIC: Teacher Appreciation Week

100-PO007 (R 5/2017)

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(Rachel Friederich , DOC Communications)

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Teacher appreciation Week is May 1-5, 2017.

Teacher Appreciation Week is used to recognize and show thanks to teachers all over the country for their extraordinary contribution in education and development. #ThankATeacher

Education Makes A Difference

A 2013 report by the RAND Corporation found that inmates who participated in educational programs while in prison were 43 percent less likely to reoffend.

http://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR564.html

Washington State Department of Corrections Accomplishments in Fiscal Year 2016:
  • 3,450: Number of vocational training program certificates awarded to inmates
  • 3,848: Number of inmates who participated in Adult Basic Education
  • 544: Number of General Education Diplomas (GED) earned
  • 42: Number of Associate degrees awarded
  • 216: Number of education professionals working in Washington State prisons
Sources
  1. "How Effective is Correctional Education, And Where Do We Go From Here?" The Rand Corporation, 2013.
    http://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR564.html
  2. 2016 State Board of Community & Technical Colleges (SBCTC) Employee Roster and SBCTC 2015-16 Annual Report
  3. Additional data from Washington State Department of Corrections Offender Management Network Information (OMNI) database
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