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Chicago's (Still) Divided Public Schools

By Emma Coleman

Nov. 9, 2017

A recent investment decision in Chicago sustains a pernicious problem—that some schools are "worth" improving, and others aren't.

Chicago's (Still) Divided Public Schools

A recent investment decision in Chicago sustains a pernicious problem—that some schools are "worth" improving, and others aren't.


What Rick Perry Got Wrong About Energy and Sexual Violence in Africa

Energy development can prevent sexual violence against women on the continent—but fossil fuels aren't the way to achieve this goal.


Smoke and Mirrors in Education Savings

Republicans aren't ending private school subsidies. They're supercharging them.


The Three Kinds of Election-Hacking Threats

It’s easy to conflate them, but each requires different solutions.


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Some in Texas Legislature Call for Rethinking State's Gun Laws

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