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The 9th problem with the Common Core standards

Washington Post Nation - September 16, 2017 - 6:30am

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

Review of the Drug Enforcement Administration's Use of Cold Consent

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 42 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Review of the Drug Enforcement Administration's Use of Cold Consent Encounters at Mass Transportation Facilities by Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General
Categories: National News

When All Else Fails, Fining the Family:

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 42 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to When All Else Fails, Fining the Family: First Person Accounts of Criminal Justice Debt by Center for Community Alternatives
Categories: National News

Multnomah County Sheriff reverses ban on in-person visits in Portland jails!

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 42 min ago
Added Multnomah County Sheriff reverses ban on in-person visits in Portland jails! to the Prison Policy Blog.

Portland jails will now let families visit via video or in-person

Categories: National News

Closer to Home:

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 42 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Closer to Home: An Analysis of the State and Local Impact of the Texas Juvenile Justice Reforms by The Council of State Governments Justice Center
Categories: National News

Exonerations in 2014:

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 42 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Exonerations in 2014: The National Registry of Exonerations by The National Registry of Exonerations
Categories: National News

Private Prisons, Private Records

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 42 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Private Prisons, Private Records by Boston University School of Law
Categories: National News

Department of Corrections Colorado Correctional Industries

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 42 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Department of Corrections Colorado Correctional Industries Performance Audit by Colorado Office of the State Auditor
Categories: National News

Department of Justice study: Video visitation is not an invitation to ban in-person visitation

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 42 min ago
Added Department of Justice study: Video visitation is not an invitation to ban in-person visitation to the Prison Policy Blog.

DOJ study on video visitation: In-person visits are a best practice that should be protected

Categories: National News

Advancing a Federal Fair Chance Hiring Agenda:

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 42 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Advancing a Federal Fair Chance Hiring Agenda: Background Check Reforms in Over 100 Cities, Counties, & States Pave the Way for Presidential Action by National Employment Law Project
Categories: National News

Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, January-June 2014

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 42 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, January-June 2014 by Federal Bureau of Investigation
Categories: National News

Three cities say goodbye to both wards and phantom constituents

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 42 min ago
Added Three cities say goodbye to both wards and phantom constituents to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

Cities of Anamosa, Berlin, and Clarinda change form of government to avoid prison gerrymandering

Categories: National News

Welcome to Civil Purgatory: A Review of Arresting Citizenship

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 42 min ago
Added Welcome to Civil Purgatory: A Review of Arresting Citizenship to the Prison Policy Blog.

In "Arresting Citizenship" Amy E. Lerman and Vesla M. Weaver take on the impact of mass incarceration on our democratic processes.

Categories: National News

Event: Peter Wagner in NYC for Prison Obscura

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 42 min ago
Executive Director Peter Wagner will be in New York for the reception of the exhibition, Prison Obscura, curated by Prison Photography editor Pete Brook. The exhibition includes Prison Map by Josh Begley and Proliferation by Paul Rucker, both of which rely on Prison Policy Initiative data to show the scale of mass incarceration. The event will be held at Parsons School of Design from 6:30-8:30pm and a Curator's Talk by Pete Brooks at 5:45pm. December 31, 1969
Categories: National News

Screening Out Family Time:

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 42 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Screening Out Family Time: The for-profit video visitation industry in prisons and jails by Prison Policy Initiative
Categories: National News

Video Visiting in Corrections:

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 42 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Video Visiting in Corrections: Benefits, Limitations, and Implementation Considerations by National Institute of Corrections
Categories: National News

A Natural Experiment in Reform:

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 42 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to A Natural Experiment in Reform: Analyzing Drug Policy Change In New York City, Final Report by Vera Institute of Justice
Categories: National News

Event: Peter Wagner at UConn School of Law March 24

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 42 min ago
Executive Director Peter Wagner will be speaking to the American Constitution Society Chapter at UConn School of Law at 12:30pm. Topics will include mass incarceration, prison gerrymandering, sentencing enhancement zones and more. December 31, 1969
Categories: National News

Meeting new board members: Amanda Alexander

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 42 min ago
Added Meeting new board members: Amanda Alexander to the Prison Policy Blog.

Amanda is a Soros Justice Fellow and an attorney in the University of Michigan Law School Child Advocacy Law Clinic. She directs the U of M Law School Prison & Family Justice Project, which serves families divided by incarceration and the foster care system using a combination of direct representation, know-your-rights education, targeted litigation, and advocacy.

Categories: National News

Justice Reinvestment in Nebraska

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 42 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Justice Reinvestment in Nebraska Analysis and Policy Framework by The Council of State Governments Justice Center
Categories: National News
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