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    ODOC Adult Basic Education receives CareerTech's 2019 Outstanding Overall Achievement Award

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Department of Corrections’ Adult Basic Education program has received CareerTech’s Outstanding Overall Achievement award. The agency received the award Thursday during the annual Oklahoma ABE State Conference at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Norman. ODOC received the award out of the 119 ABE sites in Oklahoma. Accepting the award for ODOC was Jeana Ely, correctional school superintendent. The ODOC Education Program serves inmates at 24 facilities in the stat...  Read More...

  • ODOC Adult Basic Education receives CareerTech's 2019 Outstanding Overall Achievement Award

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Department of Corrections’ Adult Basic Education program has received CareerTech’s Outstanding Overall Achievement award.The agency received the award Thursday during the annual Oklahoma ABE State Conference at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Norman. ODOC received the award out of the 119 ABE sites in Oklahoma.Accepting the award for ODOC was Jeana Ely, correctional school superintendent.The ODOC Education Program serves inmates at 24 facilities in the stat...  Read More...

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    118 Mabel Bassett Correctional Center inmates graduate; 2 obtain college degrees

    Most female inmates come to prison with little to no education, a substance abuse problem, and a lifetime of trauma – as well as children left behind due to their mothers’ incarceration. So it goes without saying that Wednesday’s graduation at Mabel Bassett Correctional Center in McLoud was a momentous occasion for 118 inmates. 54 received high school diplomas, and 62 completed CareerTech courses. 2 graduated from college – which they paid for themselves (a common myth is that inmates ...  Read More...

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