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.
From the data team
When announcers last July declared Joey Chestnut the winner of Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, spectators had little reason to doubt the score: 64 dogs in 10 minutes. They considered tracking consumption by weighing plates and even placing microchips on contestants’ tongues. But the judges — unable to clearly view the contestants’ plates amid […]
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