Securus Delivers Free K-12 Educational Content to 100,000+ Incarcerated Individuals
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 17, 2018--Securus Technologies, a leading provider of technology-enabled solutions for public safety, law enforcement, investigations, corrections and government payment services announces that it continues to expand its educational curriculum to more users through the Securus SecureView Tablet program, at no additional cost.
Securus connects more than 100,000 incarcerated individuals to a modern educational curriculum through its customized version of the popular KA Lite platform. This educational platform empowers self-paced learning delivered through more than 25,000 exercises and skill checks and 7,000 educational videos. The Securus version is a user-friendly platform optimized specifically for the security needs of corrections agencies.
“Through the Securus tablet program, KA Lite provides educational opportunities to any inmate at any skill level,” said Mark Southland of Securus. “Not only does education turn idle time into productive time, it helps prepare users for their GEDs, encourages the use of today’s technology and proactively prepares them for reentry.”
Through its “Learn, Practice, Test” format, users can watch an informative video, practice the skills presented and then test themselves on what they’ve learned. As they progress through their lessons, the application recommends similar or related educational content to keep them achieving their educational success. Subjects available are Math, Science, Personal Finance and Accounting, Grammar, Computer Programming/Science, History, Health/Mental Health, Entrepreneurship, Career Exploration, and more.
The app is available free of charge on all SecureView Tablets at participating facilities. Like all SecureView applications, KA Lite only delivers secure, approved content and cannot be used to access the internet or other outside websites.
ABOUT SECURUS TECHNOLOGIES
Headquartered in Carrollton, Texas, and serving more than 3,500 public safety, law enforcement and corrections agencies and over 1,200,000 inmates across North America, Securus Technologies is committed to serve and connect by providing emergency response, incident management, public information, investigation, biometric analysis, communication, information management, inmate self-service, monitoring products and services, and government payment services in order to help our customers with solutions to their problems and to make our world a safer place to live for all of us. Securus Technologies focuses on connecting what matters®. To learn more about our full suite of technology enabled solutions, please visit SecurusTechnologies.com.
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CONTACT: Securus Technologies, Inc.
Mark Southland, 972-277-0687
KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA TEXAS
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: EDUCATION CONTINUING OTHER EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY SOFTWARE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SECURITY MOBILE/WIRELESS
SOURCE: Securus Technologies, Inc.
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