Tag: education

Former APS educator sent to prison in cheating scandal granted parole

Former APS educator sent to prison in cheating scandal granted parole
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How Brutal Were The British Prison Colonies?

How Brutal Were The British Prison Colonies?

Penal Colony Punishments, Australia: 18th through the 19th Century During the late 18th century and the mid 19th century, British criminals were transported to various penal colonies in Australia. Discipline was harshly enforced by the military guards for…

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‘It’s Never a Pretty Situation’: A Student’s Controversial Arrest, Analyzed

‘It’s Never a Pretty Situation’: A Student’s Controversial Arrest, Analyzed

[News footage plays] [Cellphone video plays] MO CANADY: As I’m watching the video, the first thing that comes to mind is what initiated the situation. [Cellphone video plays] I think the other thing, this officer appears to, you…

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Can The President of the United States Go To Jail?

Can The President of the United States Go To Jail?

“America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great,” wrote French political scientist Alexis de Tocqueville in his 1835 book, “Democracy in America”. The USA, he believed, offered…

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Prison education — interview with Jody Lewen | VIEWPOINT

Prison education — interview with Jody Lewen | VIEWPOINT

Jody: There are so many people who are incarcerated in the U.S., who have had such limited opportunity for a quality education. And the opportunity for them is really to learn and to grow, and to develop the…

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Instructor Leads Life-Changing Course in Prison

Instructor Leads Life-Changing Course in Prison

>>Pompa When I started teaching here at Temple back in 1992 I was teaching classes in correction and I thought about you know how did I learn about jails and prisons and really the way that I learned…

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How Prison Sets Inmates Up for Failure: Racism, Mental Illness, Poverty | Shaka Senghor

How Prison Sets Inmates Up for Failure: Racism, Mental Illness, Poverty | Shaka Senghor

The feeling of walking out of prison is something that I’ll never forget. It was June 22, 2010 one day after my birthday, a beautiful sunny day in Detroit and I walked out of prison with a lot…

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What are the alternatives to Prison? (3/3)

What are the alternatives to Prison?  (3/3)

We need radical alternatives to the prison place. We need to recognize that the vast majority of people that we sent to prison are from impoverished social backgrounds. We need to note that the people who were in…

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I worked in the prison system for 5 years. Here’s what it does to a person. | Bishop Omar Jahwar

I worked in the prison system for 5 years. Here’s what it does to a person. | Bishop Omar Jahwar

95 percent of the people who get arrested or go to jail they’re coming out. They don’t die in prison. So what are you going to do about that? There are no people in my experience, there are…

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“Made in Prison” Is the New “Made in China” | Liza Jessie Peterson

“Made in Prison” Is the New “Made in China” | Liza Jessie Peterson

Why should people be concerned with the issue of mass incarceration? People should be concerned with the issue of mass incarceration because it is a human rights crisis that is happening right in front of our face, and…

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