Interpreting Statements about Percentages and Mass Incarceration
Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching
Rates, Percentages, Bar Graphs, Data Analysis
Incarceration, Racial Disproportionality
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In March, 2017, the nonpartisan Prison Policy Initiative published a report called “Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie.” In this lesson, students explore incarceration rates by race and develop/examine statements about this issue using percentages.