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The North Star Coalition is using evidence and capitalizing on unprecedented federal funding opportunities to promote an inclusive recovery from the pandemic.
Over the past two decades, Milwaukee has struggled to access investment compared with its peer cities, especially in neighborhoods of color and high-poverty neighborhoods.
Federal pandemic relief led to an unprecedented increase in spending on children, but the gains will not be sustained without further legislation.
If a universal free community college program is implemented, policymakers should carefully consider potential changing enrollment patterns, their associated implications on education equity, and how to mitigate any potential negative effects.
Cities’ diverse and creative plans reveal the scope of housing needs and local urgency to find funding for solutions.
What would it take to tackle the compound harms of systemic racism and ableism in the criminal legal system?
An examination of outcomes in Buffalo high schools shows how using regression analysis can provide insight for parents, policymakers, and school administrators.
Removing the income-driven repayment requirement from the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program radically changes the number and type of borrower that qualifies and how much debt would be forgiven.
White households have nearly three times more housing wealth than households of color, a trend new research shows extends to 96 percent of US cities with sufficient data.
As policymakers make decisions to advance economic recovery, how can they dismantle long-standing inequities?

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