Florida’s prison system offers virtually no meaningful education to inmates, despite overwhelming evidence that it’s the strongest antidote to recidivism. The state has instead emphasized warehousing, creating an environment where inmate idleness, surging staff turnover and a lack of incentives for good behavior have led to violence. Read the full story here.
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Non-nurse midwives, who provide maternity care and deliver babies in homes and freestanding birth centers, have lobbied lawmakers for licensure and other rights across the country by promising to serve rural areas. But a GateHouse Media data analysis of more than 3,000 non-nurse midwives and freestanding birth centers shows the majority of them are clustered in cities and suburbs already served by hospitals with obstetric care units.