Category Archives: Women and Children

For Women, a Second Sentence

This tells a bigger story than the title presents. Yes, the title is correct but it does not just apply to women. About 1995 or so I was doing prison programs in Mass. The courts ordered the state to reduce … Continue reading

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Study ties higher blood sugar to dementia risk

Those coming out of prison or even those with friends or families in prison need to pay close attention to this. Prison canteens only sell food and drinks that have high sugar content. A canteen in a quad of 340 inmates can make … Continue reading

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Survivor’s Guilt

Never have I seen a story that so clearly demonstrated the full impact of survivor guilt. Most think of it in terms of war and that is only the tip of the ice berg. There are auto wrecks, house fires, … Continue reading

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Ind. Officials Find School Grading ‘Manipulation’

We know that the higher up you are in the government is the less chance you have of being punished for it. The manipulation of this scope does not go unnoticed be those in the business of what ever is … Continue reading

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A voice for juveniles: Dream Defenders, DJJ Secretary raise justice issues

Don’t think anyone ever thought they would see this in Florida. ‘…during the 2013 Legislature, the push was to move funding and resources from the back end of juvenile justice to bolster the preventative side. All requests for funding, totaling … Continue reading

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Study: Children’s Poor Motor, Social Skills Linked To Too Much Television Watching

I don’t think this will come as a surprise to anyone but this is the first actual hard data I have seen on the subject. Those women coming out of prison and getting kids back that have not been in … Continue reading

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It’s Official: Student Loan Rates Will Double Monday

You have to ask yourself just why is this happening. Especially so when the government can and did lend banks billions of dollars at less than one percent interest rate with none of the guarantees attached to student loans. The … Continue reading

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