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.Read full article >>
The Bureau is aware of our organizations' concerns about prison gerrymandering, but side-stepped our request to prioritize developing a solution.
Now that most state and local redistricting efforts have come to a close, it's clear that this data has been central to our recent advocacy efforts.
The bill now goes on to the Senate Assignments committee, where it needs to pass out within four days to go on to a Senate floor vote.
A handful of communities avoid prison gerrymandering and redistricting.
Right now, 68,913,691 people live in a state, county or municipality that has formally rejected prison-based gerrymandering.
Midwest Democracy Network releases great new report, "Redistricting and Representation in the Great Lakes Region"
Ending prison gerrymandering is one of the report's 5 main recommendations to improve democracy in the Midwest.
Tom Condon wrote a wonderful column for today’s Hartford Courant on why it’s time for the Connecticut legislature to pass a bill ending prison gerrymandering.
The newest Prison Policy Initiative report exposes the prison phone industry's hidden fees, which saddle the families of incarcerated people with staggeringly high phone bills.
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