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By Mai P. Tran, Program Associate Beginning January 1, 2014, the General Education Development (GED) test is getting a facelift: it will be academi...
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By Mai P. Tran, Program Associate In October 2013, 104 government agencies and nonprofit organizations across the country were awarded grants throu...
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By Mai P. Tran, Program Associate As publicly-funded programs and services across the country are experiencing budgetary constraints, many are begi...
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On any given day, close to 2.7 million children, or 1 in 28, have a parent in prison or jail—an increase of more than 80 percent since 1991. For Afric...
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By Will Engelhardt, Policy Analyst In January 2014, the Utah Association of Counties invited national experts to lead a training event on recidivis...
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More than 30 practitioners, academics, and private-sector leaders from across the country attended the 9th Annual Harry Frank Guggenheim Symposium on ...
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The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity, and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law have...
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The two technical assistance documents from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) explai...
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National Forum Brings Together 13 States Competing for “Statewide Recidivism Reduction” Grants Dr. Gary Dennis, Senior Policy Advisor a...
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Nebraska recently became the 11th state to pass “Ban the Box,” a law that removes questions about criminal records on state job applications. Enacted ...