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Enrollment in income-driven repayment plans has increased substantially over the past five years.
Children of immigrants make up one-quarter of our future workforce, but are less likely to participate in early education programs.
The questions we ask when we examine data visualizations can be crucial to how we understand complicated issues.
Policymakers have been pushing for universal preschool based in part on their understanding of public opinion.
Expanding broadband to rural American communities could also expand educational opportunities.
Student loan borrowers aren't necessarily less well off than those without student debt.
The House Republicans' bill proposes a substantial change to the way colleges are held accountable for the outcomes of their student borrowers.
Lower requirements have contributed to lower salaries for early childhood educators, compared to K–12 teachers.
House Republicans have endorsed a bill that would reduce the availability of federal loans for grad students. Is that a bad thing?
Controversy over a provision in the tax overhaul bill put a spotlight on how graduate students finance their education.

From Safety Net to Solid Ground

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From Safety Net to Solid Ground

How will potential changes to federal safety net programs affect the well-being of people striving to cover their basic needs?

Structural Racism in America

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Structural Racism in America

Public policies, institutional practices, and cultural narratives perpetuate our country's racial inequalities. 

Resilience in the Face of Disaster

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Resilience in the Face of Disaster

When disaster strikes, we need inclusive plans grounded in evidence on what works.

Updates from the Urban Institute

Updates from the Urban Institute

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