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Focusing assistance on those who have been particularly affected by the pandemic could help buy time to implement a permanent solution.
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Without uniform guidance for returning to school this fall, education stakeholders will need to consult the evidence to decide what is best for their students.
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Achieving deeper racial equity requires taking on existing power structures and working to change the systems that sustain racism.
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Four lessons to improve fintech access for people with low incomes through financial coaching.
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New shocks that are not already baked into last week’s report could mean more trouble ahead.
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It is important to recognize that these tools do not operate apart from the justice system or the systemic issues that plague it.
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Under a 70 percent income replacement, a new analysis finds households with higher incomes would see a big increase in monthly benefits, while households with lower incomes would see a sharp decline.
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New research finds that any reduction in K–12 funding harms students’ academic and labor market outcomes.
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All financial institutions could better serve the Black community. But CDFIs are already well positioned to make a difference in neighborhoods of color.
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Three ways COVID-19 may be putting pregnant Black women at increased risk.

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