Work patterns over time—not in a single month—show how working adults use SNAP

The White House Council of Economic Advisers analyzed a single month of data to argue for additional work requirements for SNAP participants.

Child care support is critical for advancing job training and workforce development

A new survey shows how local workforce development boards are aiming to help low-income parents.

How Kentucky’s economic realities pose a challenge for work requirements

In Kentucky, work requirements might penalize people for the absence of opportunity in their area.

Have we won the War on Poverty? Not yet.

The President’s Council of Economic Advisers recently declared that the War on Poverty is “largely over and a success.”

Working toward diversity: Set-aside plans in New York City public schools

Pilot schools in New York City created "set-asides" that reserved seats for certain groups of students.

Immigrant workers play key roles in local economies and merit investment

Are immigrants getting the skills they need to advance their careers, unlock better wages, and meet employer demand?

40 years after the Bakke decision, what's the future of affirmative action in college admissions?

Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement means that the days of considering race in college admissions are likely limited.

Graduate students are taking on less debt, but some groups still borrow disproportionately

Average annual borrowing is about three times as high for graduate students as for undergraduates.

The prevalence of police officers in US schools

More than two-thirds of high school students already attend a school with a police officer present.

Current policies show that family preservation is a fundamental American value

The policy of family separation was in direct contrast with other policies that acknowledge the importance of preserving families.