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New data show that Black and Hispanic students are overrepresented at less selective public and private colleges and drastically underrepresented at more selective institutions.
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As people around the world donate to bail funds, it’s critical to understand bail systems, efforts to reform them, and underlying system injustices that bail funds seek to mitigate.
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Federal policymakers could alter and expand the incentive to help it spur truly equitable development.
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Corrections legislation, policy, and practice needs a structural shift from us-versus-them thinking to “we” thinking.
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If the promise of research is improved lives and more equitable policy, how can we ensure our methods uphold those priorities from beginning to end?
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New data show how much it would take to alleviate cost burden for renters when COVID-19 relief expires.
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As HHS moves to release more aid, it will be important to continue to track what criteria are used in developing future allocations.
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Three lessons from the 2007-2009 Great Recession can help the workforce recover.
A participant wearing a face mask with the words Defund Police in it. Thousands of protesters gathered at Mc Carren Park in Brooklyn for a massive march around Williamsburg, making a loud call for the defunding of the police force.
At the least, spending data can help advocates and policymakers understand reforms’ fiscal opportunities and parameters.

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