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Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

What Returning Citizens Need to Make Successful Transitions The fundamental building blocks for returning citizens’ successful transition back into


Culture, Economics, and Poverty

We had an unusual experience last week, with President Obama participating in, of all things, a panel discussion on poverty with three leading public

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Baltimore & Opportunity

A week ago today the city of Baltimore was set ablaze by its own citizens. The media storm following the protests and riots is the latest in a string

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Minimizing Debt and Promoting Successful Reentry

This is the final entry in a series of posts highlighting GCO’s report, A High Price to Pay: Recommendations for Minimizing Debt’s Role in Driving

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The Benefits of Education Tax Credits

Jason Bedrick of the Cato Institute said, “We shouldn’t expect that any one school will meet the needs of all the children who just happen to

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Sex and Drugs (Well, Alcohol) and Campus Life

A recent AJC front-page story detailed the results of an in-depth investigation of how Georgia’s colleges and universities handle allegations of sex

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