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Significant evidence documents the spillover benefits of parental Medicaid coverage on children’s health and well-being.
Rebecca Blank explains how research universities are key to broadening the benefits of economic growth.
Parents’ concerns about immigration-related consequences may cause them to drop coverage for which they or their children are eligible.
Many researchers do not think hard enough about who they are trying to reach.
To remove barriers for people with felony convictions, we must change the words we use to describe them.
Too often communities are equipped with the solutions, but not the resources, to lead efforts to address public safety needs.
States can use many different ways to count low-income students and tie dollars to these student counts.
Evidence-based policymaking can help leaders meet policy goals by focusing public funding on programs that work and fostering deeper understanding of constituents’ needs.
Apprenticeships could provide millions of Americans with rewarding job and training opportunities—a shared goal of nearly every policymaker.
Between 1999 and 2015, 42 percent of white young adults owned a home, while only 18 percent of black young adults were homeowners.

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