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The 9th problem with the Common Core standards

Washington Post Nation - September 16, 2017 - 6:30am

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

PrisonSucks.com Research - January 5, 2015 - 9:00pm
by Bureau of Justice Statistics.
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New video explains jail telephone industry's hidden fees

Prison Policy Initiative - 5 hours 49 min ago
Added New video explains jail telephone industry's hidden fees to the Prison Policy Blog.

One company produces a video explaining to Sheriffs how the status quo is bad for them.

Categories: National News

Incorporating Racial Equity into Criminal Justice Reform

Prison Policy Initiative - 5 hours 49 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Incorporating Racial Equity into Criminal Justice Reform by Sentencing Project
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Household Poverty and Nonfatal Violent Victimization, 2008-2012

Prison Policy Initiative - 5 hours 49 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Household Poverty and Nonfatal Violent Victimization, 2008-2012 by Bureau of Justice Statistics
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Contra Costa County:

Prison Policy Initiative - 5 hours 49 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Contra Costa County: A Model for Managing Local Corrections by JFA Institute
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Justice Reinvestment in North Carolina:

Prison Policy Initiative - 5 hours 49 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Justice Reinvestment in North Carolina: Three Years Later by The Council of State Governments Justice Center
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New opportunity to weigh in on FCC prison phone regulation

Prison Policy Initiative - 5 hours 49 min ago
Added New opportunity to weigh in on FCC prison phone regulation to the Prison Policy Blog.

Join us in telling the FCC to ensure that ALL families can afford to stay in touch with incarcerated loved ones

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Treatment Industrial Complex:

Prison Policy Initiative - 5 hours 49 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Treatment Industrial Complex: How For-Profit Prison Corporations are Undermining Efforts to Treat and Rehabilitate Prisoners for Corporate Gain by American Friends Service Committee; Grassroots Leadership; Southern Center for Human Rights
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New report supports ending prison gerrymandering, improving Census accuracy

Prison Policy Initiative - 5 hours 49 min ago
Added New report supports ending prison gerrymandering, improving Census accuracy to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

Recent report focusing on the Census' methods of collecting and tabulating race and ethnicity data addresses prison gerrymandering.

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Standing with LGBT Prisoners:

Prison Policy Initiative - 5 hours 49 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Standing with LGBT Prisoners: An Advocate's Guide to Ending Abuse and Combating Imprisonment by National Center for Transgender Equality
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States Project 3 Percent Increase in Prisoners by 2018

Prison Policy Initiative - 5 hours 49 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to States Project 3 Percent Increase in Prisoners by 2018 by Pew Charitable Trusts Public Safety Performance Project
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Report of Inquiry into Documentation of Sex Crime Investigations

Prison Policy Initiative - 5 hours 49 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Report of Inquiry into Documentation of Sex Crime Investigations by Five Detectives in the Special Victims Section of the New Orleans Police Department by Office of Inspector General City of New Orleans
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The Impact of Right to Carry Laws and the NRC Report:

Prison Policy Initiative - 5 hours 49 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to The Impact of Right to Carry Laws and the NRC Report: The Latest Lessons for the Empirical Evaluation of Law and Policy by Stanford Law School
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Most States Cut Imprisonment and Crime

Prison Policy Initiative - 5 hours 49 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Most States Cut Imprisonment and Crime by Pew Charitable Trusts Public Safety Performance Project
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Event: Peter Wagner in Washington D.C.

Prison Policy Initiative - 5 hours 49 min ago
Peter Wagner will be in Washington D.C. for meetings about prison gerrymandering and other issues. If you'd like to meet while Peter is in town, please contact us. December 7-9, 2014
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Scholar and writer James Kilgore to remain at Univ. of Illinois

Prison Policy Initiative - 5 hours 49 min ago
Added Scholar and writer James Kilgore to remain at Univ. of Illinois to the Prison Policy Blog.

We applaud the University for doing the right thing and retaining a valuable member of the academic community.

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Profiting from Probation:

Prison Policy Initiative - 5 hours 49 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Profiting from Probation: America's "Offender-Funded" Probation Industry by Human Rights Watch
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Failed Policies, Forfeited Futures:

Prison Policy Initiative - 5 hours 49 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Failed Policies, Forfeited Futures: A Nationwide Scorecard on Juvenile Records by Juvenile Law Center
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Solitary Confinement as Torture

Prison Policy Initiative - 5 hours 49 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Solitary Confinement as Torture by University of North Carolina School of Law Immigration/Human Rights Clinic
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