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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.
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Eddie Ellis, 1941-2014

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 26 min ago
Added Eddie Ellis, 1941-2014 to the Prison Policy Blog.

Remembering Edwin "Eddie" Ellis.

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FCC hears how high cost of calls can end parental rights

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 26 min ago
Added FCC hears how high cost of calls can end parental rights to the Prison Policy Blog.

David Carliner Award Finalist Barbara Graves-Poller tells the FCC about the family law implications of unconscionably high telephone rates for calls home from prisons and jails.

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Fewer Prisoners, Less Crime

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 26 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Fewer Prisoners, Less Crime A Tale of Three States by The Sentencing Project
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Alabama to rein in third-party payment profit sharing in prison telephone industry

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 26 min ago
Added Alabama to rein in third-party payment profit sharing in prison telephone industry to the Prison Policy Blog.

Alabama’s new rules will force prison phone industry to end kickbacks from Western Union/MoneyGram.

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Recalibrating Justice

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 26 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Recalibrating Justice A Review of 2013 State Sentencing and Corrections Trends by Vera Institute of Justice
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The Early Release of Prisoners

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 26 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to The Early Release of Prisoners And its Impact on Police Agencies and Communities in California by Police Executive Research Forum
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Voices from the Field

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 26 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Voices from the Field How California Stakeholders View Public Safety Realignment by Stanford Criminal Justice Center
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Event: Peter Wagner at meeting to end prison gerrymandering in Minnesota

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 26 min ago
Peter Wagner will speak at a meeting in Minneapolis/St. Paul about ending prison gerrymandering in Minnesota. Time: morning. Details: TBA. December 31, 1969
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Event: Peter Wagner on NCSL Panel in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 26 min ago
Peter Wagner will be at the National Conference of State Legislatures National Summit in Minneapolis to discuss ending prison gerrymandering on a panel with the U.S. Census Bureau and state officials in New York and Maryland who have implemented laws ending prison gerrymandering, 1:45-3:15pm. Contact us if you'd like to meet. August 20, 2014
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Redistricting Principles renounce prison gerrymandering

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 26 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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State Prison Health Care Spending

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 26 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to State Prison Health Care Spending An Examination by Pew Charitable Trusts
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Examining Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Probation Revocation

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 26 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Examining Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Probation Revocation Summary Findings and Implications from a Multisite Study by Urban Institute
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The Crisis of Violence in Georgia's Prisons

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 26 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to The Crisis of Violence in Georgia's Prisons by Southern Center for Human Rights
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Justice Expenditure And Employment Extracts, 2010

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 26 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Justice Expenditure And Employment Extracts, 2010 Final by Bureau of Justice Statistics
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Justice Expenditure And Employment Extracts, 2009

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 26 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Justice Expenditure And Employment Extracts, 2009 Final by Bureau of Justice Statistics
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The Double Edged Sword of Prison Video Visitation

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 26 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to The Double Edged Sword of Prison Video Visitation Claiming to Keep Families Together While Furthering the Aims of the Prison Industrial Complex by Patrice A. Fulcher, Associate Professor at John Marshall Law School
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Indicators Of School Crime And Safety, 2013

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 26 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Indicators Of School Crime And Safety, 2013 by Bureau of Justice Statistics
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Census' prison population tabulation adds hurdles to redistricting in Alabama

Prison Policy Initiative - 9 hours 26 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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