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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

Volokh Conspiracy: Why the EFF — and then others — probably misunderstood the numbers on “sneak and peek” warrants

The Electronic Frontier Foundation published a report earlier this week alleging an astonishing increase in the use of sneak-and-peek search warrants. Sneak-and-peek searches are sometimes known as “covert searches” or “black bag jobs.” The government breaks into a home, conducts a covert search, and leaves no sign of entry until days or weeks later. According to the EFF report, such searches have become routine in the last few years:

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Categories: National News

GovBeat: The likely next governor of Texas has lived a life full of Lone Star ambition — one that may take him beyond his home state.

AUSTIN — The governor of Texas is not legally required to possess a supreme amount of self-confidence, but a law like that might as well be on the books. Sam Houston governed the state. The last two incumbents, George W. Bush and Rick Perry, ran for president.

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Changing Priorities:

Prison Policy Initiative - 43 min 47 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Changing Priorities: State Criminal Justice Reforms and Investments in Education by Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Categories: National News

Probation and Parole in the United States, 2013

Prison Policy Initiative - 43 min 47 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Probation and Parole in the United States, 2013 by Bureau of Justice Statistics
Categories: National News

A Constitutional Default:

Prison Policy Initiative - 43 min 47 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to A Constitutional Default: Services to Criminal Defendants in Pennsylvania by Joint State Government Commission, General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Categories: National News

ClaimStat Alert

Prison Policy Initiative - 43 min 47 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to ClaimStat Alert by Office of the New York City Comptroller
Categories: National News

On the Streets of America:

Prison Policy Initiative - 43 min 47 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to On the Streets of America: Human Rights Abuses in Ferguson by Amnesty International
Categories: National News

New FCC prison phone regulation proposal play-by-play

Prison Policy Initiative - 43 min 47 sec ago
Added New FCC prison phone regulation proposal play-by-play to the Prison Policy Blog.

Will the FCC ban commissions, cap all calling rates, and eliminate fees?

Categories: National News

The Unpredictability of Murder:

Prison Policy Initiative - 43 min 47 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to The Unpredictability of Murder: Juvenile Homicide in the Pathways to Desistance Study by Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice
Categories: National News

South Bronx Community Connections

Prison Policy Initiative - 43 min 47 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to South Bronx Community Connections Technical Report by John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Categories: National News

Skewed Justice:

Prison Policy Initiative - 43 min 47 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Skewed Justice: Citizens United, Television Advertising and State Supreme Court Justices' Decisions in Criminal Cases by Emory Law School; American Constitution Society
Categories: National News

The Crime Beat: Does Quantity Matter?

Prison Policy Initiative - 43 min 47 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to The Crime Beat: Does Quantity Matter? by John Jay College of Criminal Justice Center on Media, Crime and Justice
Categories: National News

Explaining Dimensions of State-Level Punitiveness in the United States:

Prison Policy Initiative - 43 min 47 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Explaining Dimensions of State-Level Punitiveness in the United States: The Roles of Social, Economic, and Cultural Factors by Baker Institute of Public Policy
Categories: National News

Prison Visitation Policies:

Prison Policy Initiative - 43 min 47 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Prison Visitation Policies: A Fifty State Survey by Chesa Boudin, Trevor Stutz, & Aaron Littman
Categories: National News

Video Visitation:

Prison Policy Initiative - 43 min 47 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Video Visitation: How Private Companies Push for Visits by Video and Families Pay the Price by Grassroots Leadership; Texas Criminal Justice Coalition
Categories: National News

Florida's Aging Prisoner Problem

Prison Policy Initiative - 43 min 47 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Florida's Aging Prisoner Problem by Florida Tax Watch
Categories: National News

Black, Brown and Targeted:

Prison Policy Initiative - 43 min 47 sec ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Black, Brown and Targeted: A report on Boston Police Department Street Encounters from 2007-2010 by ACLU of Massachusetts
Categories: National News
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