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How Changing Rent Subsidies Could Impact D.C.
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How Changing Rent Subsidies Could Impact D.C.

Originally Published by The Kojo Nnamdi Show   More than 12,000 households in D.C. — and two million nationwide — depend on federal subsidies to help them make rent in our expensive urban neighborhoods. But the...

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July 20, 2016
On the Fast Track to Adulthood With Limited Options
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On the Fast Track to Adulthood With Limited Options

Low-income students don’t have the luxury of meandering through college. By Emily Deruy Originally Published by The Atlantic Photo: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters   The urgency to become an “adult” combined with a limited menu of higher-education...

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April 28, 2016
Why Do Some Poor Kids Thrive?
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Why Do Some Poor Kids Thrive?

Researchers tracked hundreds of students in Baltimore to find out what top achievers had that others didn’t.   By Alana Semuels Image: Patrick Semansky Article Originally Published by The Atlantic   Despite the challenge of...

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April 06, 2016