76 inmates completed their high school equivalency in 2020

(Cheyenne, WY) – Today, February 1st the Wyoming Department of Corrections (WDOC) announced the academic achievements of inmates incarcerated in its facilities in 2020.

The WDOC had an overall pass rate of 95% in 2020 which is an increase from the 2019 pass rate of 93%. There were 76 inmates who completed their high school equivalency and 360 HiSET exams were administered.

The WDOC is particularly appreciative of the education staff that rose to this challenge and continued to produce great outcomes.


“We have an amazing group of educators, and I am very proud to have the honor of working with them,” said Hayley Speiser, WDOC Education Program Manager. “I’d like to take this opportunity to thank them for their hard work and dedication, and congratulate them on this achievement.”


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