Race, Place and Policy Matter in Education

In the growing clamor for education reform in Michigan—by current state leaders and those who hope to be elected this fall—the inescapable truth of deep…

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The American Dream Is Harder To Find In Some Neighborhoods

Does the neighborhood you grow up in determine how far you move up the economic ladder? A new online data tool being made public October 1,…

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Michigan Communities With the Highest Poverty Rate

One of seven Michiganders lived below the poverty line in 2017, but those numbers vary considerably by county and community, according to Census data Last week,…

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What It’s Like to Be Poor

Even in one of the richest countries in the world, poverty remains a seemingly intractable problem. Still, the stories of those struggling to get by…

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Aspen Institute: Tackling Poverty & Health Disparity

We came across this interesting blog about the possibility broadened impact when applying integrated solution approaches to complex problem solving. Check it out here.

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