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.Read full article >>
Most incarcerated people in Maryland are from Baltimore City, but serve time elsewhere in the state.
Until Maryland ended prison gerrymandering in 2010, any four residents of House of Delegates District 2B were given much political clout as five people in a district without a large prison. Every vote
Heather's nominated article reveals the many ways that our nation's unprecedented use of incarceration has distorted our political landscape.
Think Progress covers the push for the APA to recognize that pharmacists have a moral imperative to refuse to participate in the state-sanctioned administration of death.
John Green responds to Hank's video about Mass Incarceration with his own insightful comments on racial disparities and why the U.S. has the world's highest incarceration rate.
Nine Connecticut State House districts met federal minimum population requirements only by counting prison populations as if they resided at the location of the correctional facility.
Seven majority-white Connecticut State House districts get more representation in the legislature becasue each contain at least 1,000 incarcerated African-Americans and Latinos from other parts of the
Historian and PPI board member Heather Thompson gave an overview of how prison gerrymandering distorts Pennsylvania democracy, and showed the graphic from our brand new report "Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie."
Conn. legislators continue to support over-reaching, diluted, version of sentencing enhancement law creating urban penalty, failing to protect children.
New report analyzes Connecticut's failed sentencing enhancement zones, reveals law doesn’t work, can’t work, and creates urban penalty.
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