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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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Jail mortality rates by cause of death, 2000-2013

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 36 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative graphs page was updated with a new graph: Jail mortality rates by cause of death, 2000-2013.
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Annual growth in Securus profits, 2009-2014

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 36 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative graphs page was updated with a new graph: Annual growth in Securus profits, 2009-2014.
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Wealth accumulation and incarceration

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 36 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative graphs page was updated with a new graph: Wealth accumulation and incarceration.
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People in prison are disproportionately illiterate

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The Prison Policy Initiative graphs page was updated with a new graph: People in prison are disproportionately illiterate.
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Jail, prison, and national suicide rates

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 36 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative graphs page was updated with a new graph: Jail, prison, and national suicide rates.
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Imprisonment rates in Texas, 1983-2013

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 36 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative graphs page was updated with a new graph: Imprisonment rates in Texas, 1983-2013.
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Ellen Pao's next act targets Silicon Valley's 'bro' problem

Washington Post Nation - 9 hours 36 min ago
Together with seven women from the tech industry, the former Reddit interim CEO and venture capitalist wants to "accelerate" diversity
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Watch live, as scientists explore the mysteries of the deep sea

Washington Post Nation - 9 hours 36 min ago
You could even catch a glimpse of a brand new species.
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Fired employee kills former coworker, himself

Washington Post Nation - 9 hours 36 min ago
A man opened fire in his former workplace in Katy, Tex., on May 4, shortly after he was fired. Here's what we know.
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Hepatitis C-related deaths hit record high in U.S., CDC says

Washington Post Nation - 9 hours 36 min ago
Deaths from the liver disease hepatitis C reached an all-time high in 2014, killing more Americans than HIV, tuberculosis and staph infections.
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'He was searching for something greater’: Fallen Navy SEAL shook off scandal to serve

Washington Post Nation - 9 hours 36 min ago
'There was always something bigger that he wanted to obtain.'
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Alabama city recalls 'bathroom bill' that would have punished violations with up to six months in jail

Washington Post Nation - 9 hours 36 min ago
The measure was recalled a week after a small city in Alabama first passed the ordinance.
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National Park Service adds two LGBT sites to National Register of Historic Places

Washington Post Nation - 9 hours 36 min ago
D.C.’s Furies Collective is the first historic landmark to recognize lesbians’ role in U.S. history.
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