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Wasted Minds

Dade Correctional Institution employs one teacher for a population of 1,500 men — and just 16 inmates have earned GED diplomas there over the past four years.

Union Correctional Institution, a North Florida prison with a capacity of nearly 2,200, graduated only nine prisoners during that time.

Century Correctional Institution in the Panhandle went years on end without awarding a single educational certificate.

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