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Changes in the student poverty measurement affect funding to schools serving students most in need.
Tracking TANF diversion programs and understanding how they operate can help policymakers ensure more families get the relief they need.
Urban Institute research provides evidence behind six steps the federal government could take to redress our nation's history of discriminatory housing policies and achieve a more equitable future.
Nonprofits can use behavioral science insights as a low-cost way to improve service delivery.
How can policymakers ensure more more opportunity youth, who have few familial supports and are disproportionately housing insecure, move forward in their education?
Lessons from our current disaster recovery system should inform any national reform.
By 2040, the national homeownership rate will decline 3 percentage points. This may seem like a modest decline, but it will have an enormous impact on each successive generation in their prime homebuying and equity-building years.
The strength of local cross-sector partnerships will determine whether systemic inequities in employment and financial security will be maintained or disrupted.
Nontraditional hour work schedules shape the types of child care families can access, which can limit their opportunities to work, earn a living wage, and support their kids’ healthy development.

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