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Using free and reduced price lunch as an indicator of economic disadvantage is in decline, and many stakeholders are turning to replacement measures.
Uber is seeking to better count data on sexual violence and respond to reports.
The introduction of the birth control pill in 1960 gave women increased power to plan their futures and participate in the economy.
The retirement outlook differs for well-educated older adults and those without a college degree.
An ambitious citywide effort aims to slash Philadelphia’s high recidivism by 25 percent in five years.
Amazon reportedly discovered that its artificial intelligence–based hiring tool developed a bias against women.
Today’s young adults are less likely to own a home compared with baby boomers and Gen Xers at the same age.
The White House’s recent government reform plan and the president’s management agenda encourage the development of learning agendas.
Researchers calculating income growth by adjusting for inflation rarely offset increases in income for homeowners.

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