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Student Daniel Kay Hertz creates maps showing NYC segregation

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04.15.2014
These Maps Show Just How Segregated New York City Really Is
via - Huffington Post

Amy Claessens on importance of more advanced lessons in kindergarten

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04.10.2014
Are you smarter than a 5-year-old? New research shows kindergarteners can learn more
via - Southern California Public Radio

Chloe Gibbs, AM'08, PhD'12, wins prestigious dissertation award for education finance and policy

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04.10.2014
Prof. Gibbs Wins Award from the Association for Education Finance & Policy
via - Batten Connection

Catherine Chandler Deutsch, MPP’10, and student Daniel Kay Hertz on charter schools

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04.10.2014
Charter Schools: The Promise and the Peril
via - In These Times

Brett Goldstein on the importance of having tech entrepreneurs in public service

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04.04.2014
Let’s get geeks into government
via - Financial Times

Amy Claessens on children and math

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04.03.2014
Research on Children and Math: Underestimated and Unchallenged
via - New York Times

Felicity Vabulas on the G-8's suspension of Russia

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04.03.2014
Does the G-8’s suspension of Russia actually matter?
via - Washington Post

Student Daniel Hertz on Chicago's rising income inequality

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04.02.2014
40 Years of Chicago's Rising Inequality, in One GIF
via - Atlantic Cities

Jim Heckman on early childhood education

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04.01.2014
Nobel laureate James J Heckman talks highlights value of investing in early childhood
via - Times of India

Tomas Philipson on 'double jeopardy' in American health insurance

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04.01.2014
'Double Jeopardy' In American Health Insurance
via - Forbes

Op-Eds

Why you should be worried about the 'random' violence

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06.26.2012
Jens Ludwig on why crime should be a greater concern among America's citizens, particularly those in Chicago.
via - Crain's Chicago Business

Teachers Unions Have a Popularity Problem

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06.04.2012
Professor William Howell and colleagues highlight how public opinion is turning against teachers unions, even among teachers themselves.
via - The Wall Street Journal

At the Heart of What Matters

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04.24.2012
Dean's International Council member Azeem Ibrahim argues that Scotland's imams should focus on the critical social issues facing today's Muslim youth, rather than injecting their religious views in an attempt to influence legislation.
via - Scotsman.com

Can the Feds Save the Housing Market?

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02.13.2012
Chicago Harris master's candidate Mark Bergen examines a new effort by the federal government to clear its books of foreclosed homes.
via - The Atlantic Cities

Cutting Medicare spending can improve health

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10.20.2011
Professor Tomas Philipson argues that the Obama administration's health care reforms need to be designed so that they improve — not compromise — health and innovation in the United States.
via - The Daily Caller

The Lies of Sarah Palin

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05.15.2011
William Howell reviews Geoffrey Dunn's recent book - a "searing indictment" of the former vice presidential candidate.
via - San Francisco Chronicle

Pakistan: The People Have Their Chance

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05.09.2011
Dean's International Council member Frank Schell suggests that now is the time for the Pakistani people themselves to wrest control of their country and build a credible government.
via - The American Spectator

Can al-Qaida survive this?

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05.03.2011
Postdoctoral Scholar Jenna Jordan examines the organizational consequences for al-Qaida of the killing of Osama bin Laden.
via - Chicago Tribune

For Obama and Libya, now the tricky part

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03.29.2011
Professor William Howell suggests that President Obama's recent speech successfully made the case for U.S. intervention in Libya, but that the terms for success must be precisely defined.
via - CNN Opinion