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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

Presumption of Guilt:

Prison Policy Initiative - 18 hours 58 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Presumption of Guilt: The Global Overuse of Pretrial Detention by Open Society Justice Initiative
Categories: National News

Letter: Ionia County postcard-only jail mail policy should be canceled

Prison Policy Initiative - 18 hours 58 min ago
Added Letter: Ionia County postcard-only jail mail policy should be canceled to the Prison Policy Blog.

Ionia County Jail in Michigan to ban letters from home starting today. What a horrible idea.

Categories: National News

Next Steps on prison and jail phone reform: Joint statement by Chairman Wheeler and Commissioner Clyburn

Prison Policy Initiative - 18 hours 58 min ago
Added Next Steps on prison and jail phone reform: Joint statement by Chairman Wheeler and Commissioner Clyburn to the Prison Policy Blog.

"The wheels of justice turn slowly, but today we prepare to take the next critical step toward reducing the high price paid by inmates and their families to communicate"

Categories: National News

Governor Brown signs prison anti-sterilization bill

Prison Policy Initiative - 18 hours 58 min ago
Added Governor Brown signs prison anti-sterilization bill to the Prison Policy Blog.

Governor Brown signs California prison anti-sterilization bill into law.

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FCC Commissioners are proposing to protect families from in-state prison phone gouging

Prison Policy Initiative - 18 hours 58 min ago
Added FCC Commissioners are proposing to protect families from in-state prison phone gouging to the Prison Policy Blog.

Two commissioners circulate a proposal that would extend last year's historic ruling protecting some families from the predatory prison and jail telephone industry.

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Risk of Recidivism Facing Offenders upon their Return to Community

Prison Policy Initiative - 18 hours 58 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Risk of Recidivism Facing Offenders upon their Return to Community by Michigan Justice Statistics Center
Categories: National News

Tired of corporate stalling, petitioners submit prison phone companies' own data to FCC

Prison Policy Initiative - 18 hours 58 min ago
Added Tired of corporate stalling, petitioners submit prison phone companies' own data to FCC to the Prison Policy Blog.

Martha Wright and her fellow petitioners mine prison phone companies' state-mandated disclosures to submit rate data to the FCC when the companies refuse answer the basic questions themselves.

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Socio-emotional Impact of Violent Crime

Prison Policy Initiative - 18 hours 58 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Socio-emotional Impact of Violent Crime by Bureau of Justice Statistics
Categories: National News

The Effect of Collateral Consequence Laws

Prison Policy Initiative - 18 hours 58 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to The Effect of Collateral Consequence Laws on State Rates of Returns to Prison by University of Maryland, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Categories: National News

Meeting new PPI board members: Rachel Bloom

Prison Policy Initiative - 18 hours 58 min ago
Added Meeting new PPI board members: Rachel Bloom to the Prison Policy Blog.

Rachel Bloom, Director of Membership and Special Projects, Funders' Committee for Civic Participation , shares her thoughts on her work and why she joined PPI's board.

Categories: National News

Thank you CharitySub!

Prison Policy Initiative - 18 hours 58 min ago
Added Thank you CharitySub! to the Prison Policy Blog.

In March, we were honored to be one of the three charities chosen by CharitySub as one of three organizations addressing the prison epidemic. We report back.

Categories: National News

BJS victimization figures show slight decline in violent crime

Prison Policy Initiative - 18 hours 58 min ago
Added BJS victimization figures show slight decline in violent crime to the Prison Policy Blog.

While recent BJS figures showed an increase in total incarcerated population, crime figures show a decrease in violent crime.

Categories: National News

Twitter Discussions Reflect upon Mass Incarceration numbers

Prison Policy Initiative - 18 hours 58 min ago
Added Twitter Discussions Reflect upon Mass Incarceration numbers to the Prison Policy Blog.

Our briefing on the new Bureau of Justice Statistics numbers spark discussion on Twitter.

Categories: National News

Prison and Crime:

Prison Policy Initiative - 18 hours 58 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Prison and Crime: A Complex Link by Pew Public Safety Performance Project
Categories: National News

Criminal Victimization, 2013

Prison Policy Initiative - 18 hours 58 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Criminal Victimization, 2013 by Bureau of Justice Statistics
Categories: National News

Profile of Inmate Population Under Custody on January 1, 1995 (New York)

Prison Policy Initiative - 18 hours 58 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Profile of Inmate Population Under Custody on January 1, 1995 (New York) by State of New York Department of Correctional Services
Categories: National News

Impact of Disproportionate Incarceration of and

Prison Policy Initiative - 18 hours 58 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Impact of Disproportionate Incarceration of and Violence Against Black People with Mental Health Conditions In the World's Largest Jail System by Dignity and Power Now
Categories: National News
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