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Spanish Daily Journal
     January 13, 2020      #21-13 sdj
GED classes will soon be available to Kankakee County jail inmates as Kankakee Community College will restart the program which had been cut in 2014 because of state funding issues.

Classes back in session 

Clases de vuelta en la sesión

KANKAKEE — After a five-year hiatus because of state funding cuts, classes will soon be back in session for inmates at the Kankakee County jail.

The final touches are being put on the General Educational Development program within the county jail for inmates seeking to earn a high school diploma.

The program, which had been a mainstay within the county detention system for many years, became a victim of state budget cuts in 2014 and has not been offered here since.

That situation, thanks to a $64,169 Illinois Community College Board grant — about the cost of housing two ...

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