“The Challenge of Inequality” by Justin Steil, in the new Poverty & Race – a concise and powerful overview of recent economics research, including new scholarship at UC-Berkeley. Plus an article from Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett on the psychological impacts of inequality. Fair housing goals in HUD’s “Housing Counseling” program: HUD’s $38.5 million Housing … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (March 13, 2014): What do we know about inequality?
ESEA Should Further Its Original Purposes: Providing High Quality, Equitable Opportunities for All Children and Countering the Effects of Concentrated Poverty and Racial Isolation Today, public schoolchildren are more racially isolated than at any time in the past four decades. And, racially isolated schools are overwhelmingly high-poverty schools: indeed nine out of ten of … [Read more...] about NCSD Issue Brief 1: Key Principles for ESEA Reauthorization (February 2011)