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As the U.S. economy stagnated during the pandemic, a surprising by-product of government assistance was the rapid decline in child poverty...Finish reading
Join Ford School Dean and founding director of the U-M Center for Racial Justice, Celeste Watkins-Hayes and Paula Lantz, James B. Hudak Professor of...Learn more
From cradle through career, education programs exist to help children and youth learn, grow, and succeed in school and in life. But how do decision makers know which interventions work? How can their investments address institutional and systemic...
Urgent questions at the intersection of science, technology, and public policy are shaping nearly every aspect of our society. Science and technology policies shape transportation, communication, public safety, social services, and much...