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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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Homicide in the U.S. Known to Law Enforcement, 2011

PrisonSucks.com Research - January 5, 2015 - 10:00pm
by Bureau of Justice Statistics.
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Volokh Conspiracy: ‘Whoever’ vs. ‘Whomever’

Bryan Garner is probably the foremost authority on American English usage and certainly the foremost authority on legal usage. Everyone who cares about language should have his magnificent Dictionary of Modern American Usage, and every lawyer and law student should also own his Dictionary of Legal Usage.

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Census Bureau ethnography report reviews enumeration of incarcerated populations

Prison Policy Initiative - 4 hours 4 min ago
Added Census Bureau ethnography report reviews enumeration of incarcerated populations to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

Census Bureau's ethnographic study recommends further research in counting incarcerated populations: suggests improvements to use of administrative data and a look at collection of home addresses.

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Massachusetts urges Census Bureau to end prison gerrymandering

Prison Policy Initiative - 4 hours 4 min ago
Added Massachusetts urges Census Bureau to end prison gerrymandering to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

Massachusetts legislature urges the Census Bureau to end prison gerrymandering by tabulating incarcerated people at their home address.

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How many people benefit from ending prison gerrymandering?

Prison Policy Initiative - 4 hours 4 min ago
Added How many people benefit from ending prison gerrymandering? to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

We run the numbers. It's almost everyone.

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The Census Bureau pins down correctional facility locations

Prison Policy Initiative - 4 hours 4 min ago
Added The Census Bureau pins down correctional facility locations to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

Census Bureau maps locations of correctional facilities, taking another step toward a more accurate count of incarcerated people.

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Unites States Senators ask Census Bureau to end prison gerrymandering

Prison Policy Initiative - 4 hours 4 min ago
Added Unites States Senators ask Census Bureau to end prison gerrymandering to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

Census Bureau asked to solve prison gerrymandering nationally, save states from each having to adjust Census data on their own.

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Youngstown to avoid prison gerrymandering, mostly

Prison Policy Initiative - 4 hours 4 min ago
Added Youngstown to avoid prison gerrymandering, mostly to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

City of Youngstown, Ohio, is poised to finally redistrict their 30-year old wards and avoid prison gerrymandering while they're at it.

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Redistricting Principles renounce prison gerrymandering

Prison Policy Initiative - 4 hours 4 min ago
Added Redistricting Principles renounce prison gerrymandering to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

PPI joins 15 other civil rights and democracy organizations in endorsing 10 redistricting principles.

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Census' prison population tabulation adds hurdles to redistricting in Alabama

Prison Policy Initiative - 4 hours 4 min ago
Added Census' prison population tabulation adds hurdles to redistricting in Alabama to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

Article explores prison gerrymandering in Alabama, highlighting problems in creating equal representation in city council wards and state legislative districts.

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Fred Ordoñez: End prison gerrymandering in R.I.

Prison Policy Initiative - 4 hours 4 min ago
Added Fred Ordoñez: End prison gerrymandering in R.I. to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

Op-ed in Providence Journal supports ending prison gerrymandering, published the same day bill dies in House Judiciary Committee

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Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2011

Prison Policy Initiative - 4 hours 4 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2011 by Department of Justice
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The Debt Penalty

Prison Policy Initiative - 4 hours 4 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to The Debt Penalty Exposing the financial barriers to offender reintegration by John Jay College of Criminal Justice
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PPI's Aleks Kajstura presents at FCC workshop on further regulation of the prison phone industry

Prison Policy Initiative - 4 hours 4 min ago
Added PPI's Aleks Kajstura presents at FCC workshop on further regulation of the prison phone industry to the Prison Policy Blog.

Aleks Kajstura gave an invited presentation of our research on two different workshop panels, highlighting the importance of fees and comprehensive reform.

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The Color of Corporate Corrections, part two

Prison Policy Initiative - 4 hours 4 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to The Color of Corporate Corrections, part two Contractual Exemptions and the Overrepresentation of People of Color in Private Prisons by Radical Criminology
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Operation Ghetto Storm

Prison Policy Initiative - 4 hours 4 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Operation Ghetto Storm by Malcolm X Grassroots Movement
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How the prison phone industry incentivizes bad policy

Prison Policy Initiative - 4 hours 4 min ago
Added How the prison phone industry incentivizes bad policy to the Prison Policy Blog.

Verizon says no; but the industry and sheriffs say yes to ripping off poor families and endangering public safety.

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