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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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North Carolina resident observes two flawed ways of counting prison populations, urges Census Bureau to use pre-incarceration addresses

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 51 min ago
Added North Carolina resident observes two flawed ways of counting prison populations, urges Census Bureau to use pre-incarceration addresses to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

A North Carolina resident calls on the Census Bureau to correct the problem of prison gerrymandering rather than shift the burden to the state.

Categories: National News

Census Bureau extends deadline for residence rule comments

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 51 min ago
Added Census Bureau extends deadline for residence rule comments to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

Census Bureau extends time to submit comments on the residence rule for incarcerated people, new deadline is September 1.

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Meeting new board members: Dan Kopf

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 51 min ago
Added Meeting new board members: Dan Kopf to the Prison Policy Blog.

Learn more about Dan Kopf, the newest member of Prison Policy Initiative's board.

Categories: National News

Is Justice Really Blind?

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 51 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Is Justice Really Blind? Race and Reversal in US Courts by Journal of Legal Studies
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Prison boom and redistricting revolution call for new approach to data collection

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 51 min ago
Added Prison boom and redistricting revolution call for new approach to data collection to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

At the last Census, the Bureau counted over 2 million incarcerated people in the wrong place.

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The Science of Justice:

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 51 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to The Science of Justice: Race, Arrests, and Police Use of Force by Center for Policing Equity
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Disabled Behind Bars:

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 51 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Disabled Behind Bars: The Mass Incarceration of People With Disabilities in America's Jails and Prisons by Center for American Progress
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Maryland proposes – and promptly withdraws – plan to ban letters to people incarcerated in the state’s prisons

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 51 min ago
Added Maryland proposes – and promptly withdraws – plan to ban letters to people incarcerated in the state’s prisons to the Prison Policy Blog.

A now-withdrawn proposal would have made Maryland the first state to ban letters to people in state facilities.

Categories: National News

Making the Grade:

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 51 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Making the Grade: Developing Quality Postsecondary Education Programs in Prison by Vera Institute of Justice
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New York Times editorial: proposed residence rules "a rejection of common sense"

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 51 min ago
Added New York Times editorial: proposed residence rules "a rejection of common sense" to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

The New York Times editorial board summarizes the problem of prison gerrymandering and explains why the Census Bureau must take action.

Categories: National News

Making Hard Time Harder:

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 51 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Making Hard Time Harder: Programmatic Accommodations for Inmates with Disabilities Under the Americans with Disabilities Act by AVID Prison Project
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Indefensible:

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 51 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Indefensible: A Decade of Mass Incarceration of Migrants Prosecuted for Crossing the Border by Grassroots Leadership, Justice Strategies
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Rural residents of New York State called for ending prison gerrymandering

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 51 min ago
Added Rural residents of New York State called for ending prison gerrymandering to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

Two residents of rural upstate New York explain why a prison cell is not a residence.

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A Multi-Level Bayesian Analysis of Racial Bias in Police Shootings

Prison Policy Initiative - 8 hours 51 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to A Multi-Level Bayesian Analysis of Racial Bias in Police Shootings at the County-Level in the United States, 2011-2014 by University of California, Davis
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