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To connect more students to employment, college administrators need to act quickly and creatively.
Young Americans ages 16 to 24 spend a significant portion of their time disconnected from work and school.
Violent actions taken generations ago can still have an impact on families today.
A new Urban Institute report finds potential for technology-enhanced instruction, but the results do not hold in community colleges.
Policymakers and advocates are taking two varying approaches to reform the federal Pell grant program.
As president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Freeman Hrabowski leads 14,000 students from a range of racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Strong apprenticeship programs rely on the enthusiastic participation of employers, who are sometimes hesitant.
Students' receipt of free- and reduced-price lunch is a weak indicator of student poverty.
Schools using the Community Eligibility Provision to provide free lunch to all students could be affected by a recent proposal.
The American system of financing college might not be as broken as the headlines make it seem.

The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

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The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

The decennial Census will gather the most complete picture of America of the past 10 years, but its accuracy is in jeopardy.

Behind the Numbers at the Urban Institute

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. 

Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

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Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

Experts discuss the best available data and evidence on topics that matter.

Updates from the Urban Institute

Updates from the Urban Institute

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