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Cause or Effect: The Relationship Between Academic Achievement and Delinquency in America

This piece, first published on January 3, 2014, is being republished as part of the Chicago Policy Review’s 20th Anniversary Series. Please visit us here to...

Philosophy vs. Science in New York Vaccine Debate

New York State has a substantial and diverse population with diverse reasons for objecting to compulsory vaccination. A recent article discusses the options available to the state in dealing with philosophical objectors when public health and safety are on the line.

Academic Stress in China: Coping with High Expectations in School Environments

How do high school students cope with high expectations? A look at academic stress levels in China.

Another Path: Can school-based gang prevention programs show youth a way out?

An evaluation of the G.R.E.A.T. program, implemented as a school-based response to gang activity among youths, finds that students enrolled in the program are less likely than their peers to join gangs or have negative attitudes towards the police.

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.

Cause or Effect : The Relationship Between Academic Achievement and Delinquency in America

Is it possible that delinquency can be both a cause and a consequence of weakened social bonds and low academic achievement?

In Your Debt: The Impact of Stafford Loans on Community College Students

Expanding access to Stafford student loans improves outcomes among community college students.

Uncovering Women’s Rights: The Burqa Ban and The Fight for Equality in France

A conversation with the author of “Neither Whores Nor Submissive” sheds light on the fight for gender equality among the French working class.

Student Debt: How Much Is Too Much?

The price of attending a four year college is rising. Is borrowing for school still worth the cost?