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(a) The division has the authority to permit certain first term inmates and second term inmates to leave correctional institutions during the necessary hours to participate in educational classes and technical-vocational training within the state. The department of education shall develop suitable courses based on employment demands, and first term inmates and second term inmates who have demonstrated efforts at self improvement shall be encouraged to enroll in the training classes. Prospective employers also shall be encouraged to assist in the planning and supervision of various phases of job training programs.
(b) The scholastic release plan for individual first term inmates and second term inmates shall be subject to constant review by the director and may be terminated at any time with or without notice to the inmate. Infractions of rules or abuse of privileges shall not be tolerated.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Tennessee Code Title 41. Correctional Institutions and Inmates § 41-21-509 - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tn/title-41-correctional-institutions-and-inmates/tn-code-sect-41-21-509/
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