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Reducing barriers to home equity lending can ensure all owners have the opportunity to access the wealth stored in their homes.
Latinx English learners are a diverse group, but they share a struggle that can be alleviated through specialized support inside and outside the classroom.
People of color face greater barriers in acquiring mortgages, which helps sustain the racial homeownership gap.
Adopting a measure of student poverty that does not hinge on school meal applications would allow states to prioritize getting free meals to all students without the fear of losing data that helps target resources for low-income students.
With data and technology, local ogranizations can dentify community safety needs, improve services for those affected by criminal justice systems, and inform advocacy efforts and policy decision making.
Policymakers deploying federal resources must understand and respect the landscape of local actors that shape rural power structures.
The first-dollar design ensures all students receive similar benefits and that any existing grant aid can be preserved to cover students’ living expenses.
Often, school boundary lines align with residential segregation previously enforced by redlining or restrictive covenants.

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