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.Read full article >>
Bryan Garner is probably the foremost authority on American English usage and certainly the foremost authority on legal usage. Everyone who cares about language should have his magnificent Dictionary of Modern American Usage, and every lawyer and law student should also own his Dictionary of Legal Usage.Read full article >>
Census Bureau's ethnographic study recommends further research in counting incarcerated populations: suggests improvements to use of administrative data and a look at collection of home addresses.
Massachusetts legislature urges the Census Bureau to end prison gerrymandering by tabulating incarcerated people at their home address.
We run the numbers. It's almost everyone.
Census Bureau maps locations of correctional facilities, taking another step toward a more accurate count of incarcerated people.
Census Bureau asked to solve prison gerrymandering nationally, save states from each having to adjust Census data on their own.
City of Youngstown, Ohio, is poised to finally redistrict their 30-year old wards and avoid prison gerrymandering while they're at it.
PPI joins 15 other civil rights and democracy organizations in endorsing 10 redistricting principles.
Article explores prison gerrymandering in Alabama, highlighting problems in creating equal representation in city council wards and state legislative districts.
Op-ed in Providence Journal supports ending prison gerrymandering, published the same day bill dies in House Judiciary Committee
Aleks Kajstura gave an invited presentation of our research on two different workshop panels, highlighting the importance of fees and comprehensive reform.
Verizon says no; but the industry and sheriffs say yes to ripping off poor families and endangering public safety.
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