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Wisconsin teaches inmates manufacturing skills

10:09 PM, Apr. 5, 2013
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin has started a training program to teach prison inmates basic manufacturing and math skills.

The program is currently offered at Taycheedah Correctional Institution near Fond du Lac and state prisons in Oshkosh and Kettle Moraine, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported (http://bit.ly/12lCeC4) Friday.

Inmates spend seven hours a day for six weeks learning the basics of quality control and safety, machine maintenance and repair, machine operation, computer controls and blueprint reading. They're tested at the end of training. ...

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