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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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Raising Cain:

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 5 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Raising Cain: The Role of Serious Mental Illness in Family Homicides by Treatment Advocacy Center
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Police Integrity Lost:

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 5 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Police Integrity Lost: A Study of Law Enforcement Officers Arrested by U.S. Department of Justice
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Recidivism of Offenders Placed on Federal Community Supervision in 2005:

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 5 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Recidivism of Offenders Placed on Federal Community Supervision in 2005: Patterns from 2005 to 2010 by Bureau of Justice Statistics
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Isolated in Essex:

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 5 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Isolated in Essex: Punishing immigrants through solitary confinement by New Jersey Advocates for Immigrant Detainees, American Friends Service Committee, and New York University School of Law Immigrants Rights Clinic
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Ban the Box, Criminal Records, and Statistical Discrimination:

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 5 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Ban the Box, Criminal Records, and Statistical Discrimination: A Field Experiment by University of Michigan
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Father's Day behind bars

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 5 min ago
Added Father's Day behind bars to the Prison Policy Blog.

An increasing number of fathers are spending Father's Day behind bars, away from their loved ones.

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New report and infographic: How does your state’s use of prison compare to the nations of the world?

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 5 min ago
Added New report and infographic: How does your state’s use of prison compare to the nations of the world? to the Prison Policy Blog.

Prison Policy Initiative's new report, "States of Incarceration: The Global Context 2016," compares the incarceration rates of individual U.S. states to that of other countries.

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States of Incarceration:

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 5 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to States of Incarceration: The Global Context 2016 by Prison Policy Initiative
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License suspension reform spreads to Ohio

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 5 min ago
Added License suspension reform spreads to Ohio to the Prison Policy Blog.

Ohio follows in Massachusetts' footsteps by ending unnecessary driver's license suspensions.

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Marijuana Legalization in Colorado:

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 5 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Marijuana Legalization in Colorado: Early Findings by Colorado Department of Public Safety
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Update: Changes in State Imprisonment

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 5 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Update: Changes in State Imprisonment by Brennan Center for Justice
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The Color of Justice:

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 5 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to The Color of Justice: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in State Prisons by The Sentencing Project
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Some private prisons are, um, public.

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 5 min ago
Added Some private prisons are, um, public. to the Prison Policy Blog.

Private prisons get all the attention, but the hidden truth is that many county jails are profiting off incarceration too.

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EFF warns against using incarcerated people as “endless supply of free data”

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 5 min ago
Added EFF warns against using incarcerated people as “endless supply of free data” to the Prison Policy Blog.

A report by the EFF uncovers some alarming facts about a new "Tattoo Recognition Technology" research program that uses images obtained from incarcerated people.

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State, County and Local Expenditures for Indigent Defense Services

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 5 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to State, County and Local Expenditures for Indigent Defense Services Fiscal Year 2008 by American Bar Association
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Correctional Control:

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 5 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Correctional Control: Incarceration and supervision by state by Prison Policy Initiative
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New report reveals huge variations in correctional control among states

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 5 min ago
Added New report reveals huge variations in correctional control among states to the Prison Policy Blog.

New report provides big picture of mass incarceration with pie charts for each state and D.C.

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Increases in police use of force in the presence of body-worn cameras

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 5 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Increases in police use of force in the presence of body-worn cameras are driven by officer discretion: a protocol-based subgroup analysis of ten randomized experiments by Journal of Experimental Criminology
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