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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

In Brief: Examining the Changing Racial Composition

Prison Policy Initiative - 6 hours 25 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to In Brief: Examining the Changing Racial Composition of Three States' Prison Populations by The Council of State Governments Justice Center
Categories: National News

Reentry and the Ties that Bind:

Prison Policy Initiative - 6 hours 25 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Reentry and the Ties that Bind: An Examination of Social Ties, Employment, and Recidivism by Justice Quarterly
Categories: National News

Seeing Black:

Prison Policy Initiative - 6 hours 25 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Seeing Black: Race, Crime, and Visual Processing by Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Categories: National News

Oregon moving against prison gerrymandering

Prison Policy Initiative - 6 hours 25 min ago
Added Oregon moving against prison gerrymandering to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

Oregon's Senate Committee on Rules considers bill to end prison gerrymandering

Categories: National News

John Oliver does it again: How municipal violations can ruin lives

Prison Policy Initiative - 6 hours 25 min ago
Added John Oliver does it again: How municipal violations can ruin lives to the Prison Policy Blog.

Oliver explains how municipalities lock people up for failure to pay traffic fines

Categories: National News

Event: Jason Stanley Book Launch Party - May 11 NYC - How Propaganda Works

Prison Policy Initiative - 6 hours 25 min ago
Peter Wagner and Bernadette Rabuy will be in NYC for the book launch party for Jason Stanley's How Propaganda Works at 67 Orange. The party -- and the royalties from the book -- are to benefit the Prison Policy Initiative. December 31, 1969
Categories: National News

Corrections Infrastructure Spending in California

Prison Policy Initiative - 6 hours 25 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Corrections Infrastructure Spending in California by Public Policy Institute of California
Categories: National News

2014 WI Prison End-of-Year Population Snapshot on 12/31/2014

Prison Policy Initiative - 6 hours 25 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to 2014 WI Prison End-of-Year Population Snapshot on 12/31/2014 by Wisconsin Department of Corrections
Categories: National News

Two new ways to support PPI: donate stock & shop at Amazon

Prison Policy Initiative - 6 hours 25 min ago
Added Two new ways to support PPI: donate stock & shop at Amazon to the Prison Policy Blog.

You can now support PPI by donating stock or simply shopping at Amazon!

Categories: National News

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau should regulate release cards

Prison Policy Initiative - 6 hours 25 min ago
Added Consumer Financial Protection Bureau should regulate release cards to the Prison Policy Blog.

PPI submits comment to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau urging regulation of high-fee release cards.

Categories: National News

Staying Connected:

Prison Policy Initiative - 6 hours 25 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Staying Connected: Keeping Justice-Involved Youth "Close to Home" in New York City by John Jay College of Criminal Justice Research and Evaluation Center
Categories: National News

Prison gerrymandering finally solved in McAlester, Okla.

Prison Policy Initiative - 6 hours 25 min ago
Added Prison gerrymandering finally solved in McAlester, Okla. to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

McAlester,Okla. finally ends prison gerrymandering (again). It's time for a national solution.

Categories: National News

Letter to the Editor: Cecil County, MD, should cancel jail letter ban plan

Prison Policy Initiative - 6 hours 25 min ago
Added Letter to the Editor: Cecil County, MD, should cancel jail letter ban plan to the Prison Policy Blog.

"Major correctional associations emphasize that letter writing and family communication are key to meeting correctional safety goals."

Categories: National News

The demographics of computer ownership and high-speed internet access

Prison Policy Initiative - 6 hours 25 min ago
Added The demographics of computer ownership and high-speed internet access to the Prison Policy Blog.

The poor, the elderly, and African-Americans and Latinos are less likely to have computers or high-speed internet at home. Replacing regular jail visits with computer video chats is a bad idea.

Categories: National News

Ending harmful driver's license suspensions in Massachusetts

Prison Policy Initiative - 6 hours 25 min ago
Added Ending harmful driver's license suspensions in Massachusetts to the Prison Policy Blog.

Massachusetts suspends driver’s licenses as punishment for crimes that had nothing to do with cars or road safety. Sound nonsensical? It is.

Categories: National News
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