Many incarcerated students receive less instructional time than their peers in traditional public schools.
Of 345 young adults interviewed, one in three said they had carried a gun—almost all illegally.
Since 2014, five states have reclassified drug possession offenses from a felony to a misdemeanor.
Urban Institute’s Prison Population Forecaster shows how policy changes could impact racial disparities, costs, and the size of prison populations.
Prosecutors may be missing information that could help them identify trends and set safety and justice goals.
Local courts will decide whether to release defendants based on algorithms created by the courts in each jurisdiction.