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The Remaking of Philadelphia Public Schools: Privatization or Bust

The Remaking of Philadelphia Public Schools: Privatization or Bust

by Julianne Hing on May 11 2012, 9:19AM

The nation’s eighth-largest school district says financial solvency depends on an infusion of cash from the city — and a plan that would shut down schools in the next five years.

Topics: Education Reform, Schools & Youth

New Report Finds Private Prisons a Threat to Criminal Justice Reform

New Report Finds Private Prisons a Threat to Criminal Justice Reform

by Noelle de la Paz on November 11 2011, 10:08AM

As state’s struggle to close record budget gaps, private prisons have become an easy way to make millions.

Topics: Criminal Justice

NPR Investigation: Private Prison Companies Helped Write SB 1070

NPR Investigation: Private Prison Companies Helped Write SB 1070

by on October 28 2010, 1:00PM

Industry saw model bill to create “enhanced opportunities” for driving profits.

Topics: ALEC, Criminal Justice, Immigration

Before SB 1070, Arizona Sold Prisons to Highest Bidders

Before SB 1070, Arizona Sold Prisons to Highest Bidders

by Jamilah King on August 25 2010, 11:18AM

Before SB 1070, lawmakers had all but turned the state’s prisons over to private companies. Now they’re getting cheated.

Topics: Criminal Justice

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