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Offline carmswife

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Good time for school vs. completing drug programs
« on: June 20, 2016, 05:53:39 PM »
I hope someone can help with this issue. My hubby was in Dixon 2011-2013. during he went to school and earned time off his sentence for taking and passing his college classes.  Unfortunately, he was just re-incarcerated on same offense (DWR). Now, he was  told by some that while he attends substance abuse treatment at Sheridan or the other one(?), he CAN get time off his sentence for completing certain drug programs. But heard from others he can't because he got time off for college courses last time(2013). Are college classes and drug rehab considered the same??? I hope someone can clarify this for me. Thanks

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Re: Good time for school vs. completing drug programs
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2016, 11:05:04 AM »

He needs to talk it over with his counselor and see if they will give him credit for drug programs.. Normally once they have gotten goodtime for schooling on their first bid, they are not eligible to receive credit again if they go back in, although they can still take classes/programs.  Again, it's something that only his counselor is going to be able to clarify for him, good luck I hope it all works out.
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