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Education Migration: Why Teachers Are Leaving the Profession

Teacher shortages are a harsh reality in states across the nation. From California to South Carolina, recruiting and retaining teachers...

Good Neighbors: Addressing Race in Public Housing Integration

New research shows that perceived racial conflict is hindering the ability of black, public housing residents to integrate into predominantly white neighborhoods, an issue that the City of Chicago is doing nothing to address.

Congress Derailed: Fear and the American Dream, Redux

Field research demonstrates that immigration reform might rely less on racial conservatism and more on nature, neighborhoods, and the melting pot.

What’s Race Got to Do With It? The Relationship Between Race and Health Outcomes in Segregated Neighborhoods

New research finds that race and ethnicity are important mechanisms through which neighborhood segregation affects self-rated health.

Discipline and Punishment: How School Suspensions Impact the Likelihood of Juvenile Arrest

A new study links students’ suspension or expulsion from school to a more than doubled likelihood of arrest.

Is America Perpetuating Inequality by Increasing the Number of Schools Teaching STEM?

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) jobs are in high demand, but STEM educational programs may not reach all American students equally.

The GED Is Changing: Evidence Suggests GED Prep Courses Should Change Too

Improved GED prep programs could significantly increase passage rates and college enrollment, suggests a timely and encouraging study from MDRC.

Drugs, Racial Bias, and Academic Discord

Academics disagree on the existence of racial bias in policing drug crimes

The Unlocked Door of the Foreclosure Crisis

New research takes a second look at the substantial racial gap in the foreclosure crisis