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Apprenticeships could provide millions of Americans with rewarding job and training opportunities—a shared goal of nearly every policymaker.
Between 1999 and 2015, 42 percent of white young adults owned a home, while only 18 percent of black young adults were homeowners.
Free and reduced-price lunch status is in decline as a measure of student need, and states are turning to alternatives.
Conflicts and instability have expelled more than 68 million men, women, and children from their homes around the world.
Fresno is one of America's youngest, most diverse, and fastest-growing cities, but it also has a high rate of concentrated poverty.
Amazon’s move has sparked debate, but the migration of firms and their corresponding jobs is seen as a barometer of business climate and economic health.
Some immigrant applicants who use SNAP to feed their families could be deemed a public charge and denied admission to the US.
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.

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