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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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Categories: National News

Sexual Offender Laws and Prevention of Sexual Violence or Recidivism

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 15 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Sexual Offender Laws and Prevention of Sexual Violence or Recidivism by American Journal of Public Health
Categories: National News

Exonerations in 2015

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 15 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Exonerations in 2015 by The National Registry of Exonerations
Categories: National News

A Legislated Study of Raising the Age of Juvenile Jurisdiction in Louisiana

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 15 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to A Legislated Study of Raising the Age of Juvenile Jurisdiction in Louisiana The Future of 17-Year-Olds in the Louisiana Justice System by Institute for Public Health and Justice
Categories: National News

Sex Offender Registration and Notification

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 15 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Sex Offender Registration and Notification Limited Effects in New Jersey by National Institute of Justice
Categories: National News

First-Episode Incarceration:

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 15 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to First-Episode Incarceration: Creating a Recovery-Informed Framework for Integrated Mental Health and Criminal Justice Responses by Vera Institute of Justice
Categories: National News

You've Got Mail:

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 15 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to You've Got Mail: The promise of cyber communication in prisons and the need for regulation by Prison Policy Initiative
Categories: National News

Locked Up & Shipped Away:

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 15 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Locked Up & Shipped Away: Interstate Prisoner Transfers and the Private Prison Industry Winter 2016 Update by Grassroots Leadership
Categories: National News

Welcome Alison Walsh!

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 15 min ago
Added Welcome Alison Walsh! to the Prison Policy Blog.

Our newest staffer comes to us from the Fair Housing Council of Oregon and The Massachusetts Fair Housing Center.

Categories: National News

FCC's next regulations should cinch loopholes and address video visitation

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 15 min ago
Added FCC's next regulations should cinch loopholes and address video visitation to the Prison Policy Blog.

In response to the FCC's request for comments, we submitted four analyses of unresolved issues

Categories: National News

Report asks if electronic messaging in prisons and jails is innovation or exploitation?

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 15 min ago
Added Report asks if electronic messaging in prisons and jails is innovation or exploitation? to the Prison Policy Blog.

New report finds electronic messaging in prisons and jails is a product of questionable value at inflated prices

Categories: National News

Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report,

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 15 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, January-June, 2015 by Federal Bureau of Investigation
Categories: National News

Massachusetts is one step closer to ending license suspensions for drug offenses

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 15 min ago
Added Massachusetts is one step closer to ending license suspensions for drug offenses to the Prison Policy Blog.

Massachusetts House unanimously votes to end unnecessary license suspensions for drug offenses

Categories: National News

In Memory of Jacqueline A. Berrien (1961-2015)

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 15 min ago
Added In Memory of Jacqueline A. Berrien (1961-2015) to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

Among her other accomplishments, Jackie Berrien helped launch the movement against prison gerrymandering.

Categories: National News

In Memory of Bertha Finn (1932-2015)

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 15 min ago
Added In Memory of Bertha Finn (1932-2015) to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

2015 saw the passing of Bertha Finn, one of the unsung heros of the movement to end prison gerrymandering. She was from Anamosa Iowa.

Categories: National News

2015's Criminal Justice Victories

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 15 min ago
Added 2015's Criminal Justice Victories to the Prison Policy Blog.

2015 was a year of big victories for the Prison Policy Initiative. Beyond a record number of ground-breaking reports, our campaigns won major policy changes.

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Our best data visualizations in 2015

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 15 min ago
Added Our best data visualizations in 2015 to the Prison Policy Blog.

2015 was another big year for ground-breaking data visualizations from the Prison Policy Initiative. These are our 10 favorites.

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