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New York's governor wants to pay for prisoners' college education | Inside Higher Ed

New York's governor wants to pay for prisoners' college education | Inside Higher Ed | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
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Report: Prison Staff Allowed To Sexually Abuse Prisoners With 'Impunity'

Report: Prison Staff Allowed To Sexually Abuse Prisoners With 'Impunity' | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
Nearly half of prison staff who sexually abused inmates faced no legal consequences, according to a new federal report.
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*Pretty Sparkly Things: A Black Girl's Encounter with the Prison Industrial Complex - The Feminist Wire

*Pretty Sparkly Things: A Black Girl's Encounter with the Prison Industrial Complex - The Feminist Wire | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
The very outfit that I’d picked out to impress my big Brother with might be the very thing that kept me from even seeing him. My outfit was an affront to the prison industrial complex.
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Latinos and Mass Incarceration: The Dust Under the Rug

Latinos and Mass Incarceration: The Dust Under the Rug | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
Latino leaders must begin leveraging their power to speak out against widespread imprisonment It is 2013, over 40 years after President Nixon launched the War on Drugs in response to conservative d...
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Foundation Organizes Community-Focused U.S. College Attainment Campaign - Higher Education

Foundation Organizes Community-Focused U.S. College Attainment Campaign - Higher Education | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
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Ex-Prosecutor Learns How Hard It Is For White Americans To Get Arrested — And How Crappy The System Is Once You Are

Ex-Prosecutor Learns How Hard It Is For White Americans To Get Arrested — And How Crappy The System Is Once You Are | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
He committed the same crime five days in a row — and then turned himself over to the police.
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Prisoners Rehabilitate Death Row Cats

Prisoners Rehabilitate Death Row Cats | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
A Washington State prison is trying a new cat therapy program, mixing prisoners with cats with behavioral issues. It's already having great results.
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Identity, Image, and Issue Interpretation: Sensemaking during Strategic Cha...: Fusion

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10 Black Men Recently Freed After Decades of False Imprisonment - Atlanta Black Star

10 Black Men Recently Freed After Decades of False Imprisonment - Atlanta Black Star | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
Charles Chatman In 1981, after a Dallas woman was reportedly raped in her house, she picked 20-year-old Charles Chatman, who lived down the street from her, out of a lineup.
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At San Quentin, teens who committed murder seek second chances

At San Quentin, teens who committed murder seek second chances | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
The group calls itself Kid CAT. "Kid" refers to the age when the juvenile lifers, committed their crimes.
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In Selecting Peers for Comparison's Sake, Colleges Look Upward

In Selecting Peers for Comparison's Sake, Colleges Look Upward | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
But the Ivy League is picky about its pals. That's the lesson from our study of whom colleges cite when the Education Department asks for "comparison groups."
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Boxed In: How a Criminal Record Keeps You Unemployed For Life | The Nation

Boxed In: How a Criminal Record Keeps You Unemployed For Life | The Nation | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
When a youthful brush with the law means being shut out of the workforce forever.
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21 Things Your White Boyfriend Needs To Hear According To Twitter

21 Things Your White Boyfriend Needs To Hear According To Twitter | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
The hashtag #DearWhiteBF was started yesterday to open up a candid discussion about problems that women of color encountered when dating white men.
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I Witnessed Ohio's Execution of Jimmy McGuire—What I Saw Was Horrible

I Witnessed Ohio's Execution of Jimmy McGuire—What I Saw Was Horrible | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
That injection was an evil way to go.
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Kelly Thomas Murder Trial: Officers Ramos, Cicinelli NOT GUILTY!

Kelly Thomas Murder Trial: Officers Ramos, Cicinelli NOT GUILTY! | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
Inside a packed, tense Santa Ana courtroom, former Fullerton Police officers Manuel Ramos and Jay Cicinelli have been found not...
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Cop Allegedly Said ‘We Don’t Have Time For This’ Before Shooting Schizophrenic Teen To Death

Cop Allegedly Said ‘We Don’t Have Time For This’ Before Shooting Schizophrenic Teen To Death | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
Keith Vidal had just turned 18.
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San Quentin inmates go from lock-up to start-ups

San Quentin inmates go from lock-up to start-ups | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
Two tech veterans -- Chris Redlitz and Beverly Parenti -- are bringing the promise of Silicon Valley to San Quentin State Prison by creating a high-tech incubator here called the Last Mile.
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San Quentin inmates go from lock-up to start-ups

San Quentin inmates go from lock-up to start-ups | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
Two tech veterans -- Chris Redlitz and Beverly Parenti -- are bringing the promise of Silicon Valley to San Quentin State Prison by creating a high-tech incubator here called the Last Mile.
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Smart Growth: Creating Sustainable Cities Through Higher Education

Smart Growth: Creating Sustainable Cities Through Higher Education | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
The benefits of increased college attainment go beyond economics.
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Government Chemist Tampered With 40,000 Cases, Locking Countless Innocent Americans in Prison | Filming Cops

Government Chemist Tampered With 40,000 Cases, Locking Countless Innocent Americans in Prison | Filming Cops | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
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Pennsylvania Judge Sentenced For 28 Years For Selling Kids to the Prison System

Pennsylvania Judge Sentenced For 28 Years For Selling Kids to the Prison System | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
Mark Ciavarella Jr, a 61-year old former judge in Pennsylvania, has been sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison for literally selling young juveniles for cash.
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Ratings Must Take Diversity Into Account, Speakers Warn Education Dept.

Ratings Must Take Diversity Into Account, Speakers Warn Education Dept. | Dissertation and Research Agenda Things | Scoop.it
The second public forum on Obama's proposal to rate colleges heard concerns about consequences that might undermine other higher-education goals.
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