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The 9th problem with the Common Core standards

Washington Post Nation - September 16, 2017 - 7:30am

The previous post, in support of the Common Core State Standards, is a response to an August piece by veteran educator Marion Brady that was highly critical of the standards initiative. Here Brady takes another wack at the standards.

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Categories: National News

Homicide in the U.S. Known to Law Enforcement, 2011

PrisonSucks.com Research - January 5, 2015 - 10:00pm
by Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Categories: National News

New BJS figures show that mass incarceration is getting bigger

Prison Policy Initiative - 27 min 17 sec ago
Added New BJS figures show that mass incarceration is getting bigger to the Prison Policy Blog.

New report serves as a sobering reminder that state-level criminal justice policy decisions are continuing to ensure that our nation remains the top incarcerator in the world.

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Impact of Disproportionate Incarceration of and

Prison Policy Initiative - 27 min 17 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Impact of Disproportionate Incarceration of and Violence Against Black People with Mental Health Conditions In the World's Largest Jail System by Dignity and Power Now
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Prisoners in 2013

Prison Policy Initiative - 27 min 17 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Prisoners in 2013 by Bureau of Justice Statistics
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Parsons v. Ryan, CV 12-00601:

Prison Policy Initiative - 27 min 17 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Parsons v. Ryan, CV 12-00601: Arizona Class Action Prison Conditions Lawsuit Expert Reports by ACLU of Arizona
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Police Officer Body-Worn Cameras

Prison Policy Initiative - 27 min 17 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Police Officer Body-Worn Cameras by Office of Justice Programs
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The Prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE)

Prison Policy Initiative - 27 min 17 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to The Prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) in the Lives of Juvenile Offenders by Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
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Governor Brown, end sterilization abuse in California today

Prison Policy Initiative - 27 min 17 sec ago
Added Governor Brown, end sterilization abuse in California today to the Prison Policy Blog.

SB 1135 is a no-brainer. Governor Brown, end sterilization abuse in CA today.

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Locking up the elderly

Prison Policy Initiative - 27 min 17 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative graphs page was updated with a new graph: Locking up the elderly.
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Massachusetts delivers resolution to Census Bureau

Prison Policy Initiative - 27 min 17 sec ago
Added Massachusetts delivers resolution to Census Bureau to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

Census Bureau receives Massachusetts’ resolution urging the Census to tabulate incarcerated people at their home address.

Categories: National News

Adventures in Risk:

Prison Policy Initiative - 27 min 17 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Adventures in Risk: Predicting Violent and Sexual Recidivism in Sentencing Law by Arizona State Law Journal
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Aging Behind Bars:

Prison Policy Initiative - 27 min 17 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Aging Behind Bars: Trends and Implications of Graying Prisoners in the Federal Prison System by Urban Institute
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Event: Peter Wagner at Elms College (Mass.)

Prison Policy Initiative - 27 min 17 sec ago
Peter Wagner will speak on "Overdosing on prisons: Tackling the side effects of the United States' globally unprecedented use of the prison" at Elms College at 4:30pm. Details TBA. December 31, 1969
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Event: Peter Wagner in Kentucky

Prison Policy Initiative - 27 min 17 sec ago
Peter Wagner will be in Frankfort, Kentucky to testify about ending prison-based gerrymandering before the Task Force On Elections, Constitutional Amendments, And Intergovernmental Affairs. Details TBA. December 31, 1969
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Massachusetts Department of Correction Prison Population Trends 2013

Prison Policy Initiative - 27 min 17 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Massachusetts Department of Correction Prison Population Trends 2013 by Massachusetts Department of Correction
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Liberal but Not Stupid:

Prison Policy Initiative - 27 min 17 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Liberal but Not Stupid: Meeting the Promise of Downsizing Prisons by Joan Petersilia and Francis T. Cullen, Stanford Journal of Criminal Law and Policy
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California Prison Downsizing

Prison Policy Initiative - 27 min 17 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to California Prison Downsizing and Its Impact on Local Criminal Justice Systems by Joan Petersilia, Harvard Law & Policy Review
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Dallas County rejects Securus video visitation contract!

Prison Policy Initiative - 27 min 17 sec ago
Added Dallas County rejects Securus video visitation contract! to the Prison Policy Blog.

Dallas County tells Securus: No we won't end visiting hours at jail and require expensive video visitation instead.

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