August 25, 2012

MetroTrends week in review

The MetroTrends blog emphasized poverty policy this week with a range of posts describing the state of the economy, the policies aiming to support struggling families, and the effects of recent legislation. We also provide a perhaps-surprising look at the future value of an investment in higher education. It’s all here on MetroTrends:

Next week: it’s back to school and many families will struggle with child care and school readiness

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