Monthly Archives: November 2016

Student Debt, Wealth Inequality, and the Return on a College Degree: The Role of Children’s Savings Accounts

By William Elliott Note: Dr. William Elliott is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Center on Assets, Education, and Inclusion at The University of Kansas. He recently participated the “Post-Secondary Education Option” panel  at the “Exploring Prominent Issues … Continue reading

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The New World of Data and its Potential to Advance Community Change

By Robin Newberger Hyper-local data, whether aggregated by municipal agencies or independent researchers, is providing policymakers and ordinary citizens with the information to answer countless questions affecting the lives of Chicago residents. For example, parcel-level data assembled from a variety … Continue reading

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