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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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The Price of Jails:

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 37 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to The Price of Jails: Measuring the Taxpayer Cost of Local Incarceration by Vera Institute of Justice
Categories: National News

Charging Inmates Perpetuates Mass Incarceration

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 37 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Charging Inmates Perpetuates Mass Incarceration by Brennan Center for Justice
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Realignment, Incarceration, and Crime Trends in California

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 37 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Realignment, Incarceration, and Crime Trends in California by Public Policy Institute of California
Categories: National News

Unlocking Human Dignity:

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 37 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Unlocking Human Dignity: A Plan to Transform the U.S. Immigrant Detention System by Migration and Refugee Services/United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and The Center for Migration Studies
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Event: Peter Wagner in Windor, Conn. on prison gerrymandering

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 37 min ago
Executive Director Peter Wagner will be speaking about Ending Prison Gerrymandering in Connecticut at Windsor's Union Street Tavern at 7:30pm. December 31, 1969
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Unfinished Business:

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 37 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Unfinished Business: Deepening the Gains in Texas Juvenile Justice Reform by Texas Criminal Justice Coalition
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Callous and Cruel:

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 37 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Callous and Cruel: Use of Force against Inmates with Mental Disabilities in US Jails and Prisons by Human Rights Watch
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Event: Peter Wagner in Baltimore, Maryland

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 37 min ago
Executive Director Peter Wagner will be in Baltimore Maryland for a conference July 19-21. Contact us if you'd like to meet up or arrange another event while Peter is in town. July 19-21, 2015
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Securus ends its ban on in-person visits, shifts responsibility to sheriffs

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 37 min ago
Added Securus ends its ban on in-person visits, shifts responsibility to sheriffs to the Prison Policy Blog.

Securus will no longer require that jails ban in-person visits, shifting moral responsibility to the sheriffs

Categories: National News

Don't I Need A Lawyer?

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 37 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to Don't I Need A Lawyer? Pretrial Justice and the Right to Counsel at First Judicial Bail Hearing by The Constitution Project
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New video: Prison gerrymandering skews democracy, not funding

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 37 min ago
Added New video: Prison gerrymandering skews democracy, not funding to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

In our newest video, PPI Board President Eric Lotke explains why.

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San Francisco's Disproportionate Arrest of African American Women Persists

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 37 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to San Francisco's Disproportionate Arrest of African American Women Persists by Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice
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The Summons Report:

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 37 min ago
The Prison Policy Initiative Research Clearinghouse was updated with a link to The Summons Report: Trends in the Issuance and Disposition of Summonses in New York City by John Jay College of Criminal Justice
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Meeting new board members: Jason Stanley

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 37 min ago
Added Meeting new board members: Jason Stanley to the Prison Policy Blog.

Jason Stanley is a Professor of Philosophy at Yale and the author of the upcoming book How Propaganda Works

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Arkansas DOC to implement Securus video visits

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 37 min ago
Added Arkansas DOC to implement Securus video visits to the Prison Policy Blog.

Arkansas DOC will be first state prison system with Securus video visits

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Why end prison gerrymandering? Rhode Island Judiciary Committee hears testimony

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 37 min ago
Added Why end prison gerrymandering? Rhode Island Judiciary Committee hears testimony to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

Steve Brown of the Rhode Island ACLU and John Marion of Common Cause Rhode Island explain why prison gerrymandering is illogical.

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Oregon moving against prison gerrymandering

Prison Policy Initiative - 2 hours 37 min ago
Added Oregon moving against prison gerrymandering to the Prisoners of the Census Blog.

Oregon's Senate Committee on Rules considers bill to end prison gerrymandering

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