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    kidsdata.org Median Family Income (Regions of 65,000 Residents or More) - Kidsdata.org

    Pavetti, et al. (2010). Creating a safety net that works when the economy doesn’t: The role of the food stamp and TANF programs. Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Retrieved from: http://www.urban.org/uploadedpdf/412068_food_stamps_tanf.pdf 2. Bedsworth, et al. (2010). California 2025: Plann... Read article

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    taxvox.taxpolicycenter.org TaxVox » Blog Archive » Winners and Losers in the Proposed Two-Tiered System of Health Subsidies

    This creates problems of fairness, and it also can cause large shifts in whether employers provide insurance at all, especially when they can pay their employees more total compensation at no cost to themselves by dropping (or for new firms, never offering) an employer-based health insurance poli... Read article

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    floridajobs.org Florida Affordable Housing Planning - FloridaJobs.org

    It allows local governments to reduce impact fees or local access fees to promote development within an urban area, or for affordable or workforce housing. For further information, see Section 163.3180(5)(f)6., Florida Statutes. Affordable Housing Density Bonus Plan Amendments The Department has ... Read article

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    shankerblog.org Shanker Blog » The 5-10 Percent Solution

    The source and sole support for this claim is a calculation by economist Eric Hanushek, which he sketches out roughly in a chapter of the edited volume Creating a New Teaching Profession (published by the Urban Institute ). The chapter is called “ Teacher Deselection ” (“deselection” is a polite ... Read article

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    newrepublic.com Obamacare Implementation and the Role of State Officials | New Republic

    A new Kaiser Family Foundation report , prepared by researchers at the Urban Institute , calculates that as many as 6.4 million Americans will miss out on coverage because their states won’t expand Medicaid. But, as Klein and Kliff point out, the decision not to expand Medicaid might create secon... Read article

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    washingtonpost.com Census: The new U.S. neighborhood defined by diversity as all-white enclaves vanish - The Washington Post

    That’s the same point, however, where blacks start to feel comfortable in a neighborhood. “They feel vulnerable” when it’s less than 30 percent, Harrison said. “You want to see people like you at the supermarket.” Peter Tatian, who studies the District’s demographics for the Urban Institute, said... Read article

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    citylab.com Housing Discrimination Still Exists, in Deceptively Subtle Forms - CityLab

    Housing Discrimination Still Exists, in Deceptively Subtle Forms How real estate and rental agents find ever-more subtle ways to keep a neighborhood white. When the Department of Housing and Urban Development first began to systemically study housing discrimination in the United States in the 197... Read article

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    guides.lib.wayne.edu Web Sites - Urban Studies and Urban Planning - WSU Libraries Guides at Wayne State University

    Online Journals - List of electronic journals and means to search for specific articles Encyclopedias and reference sources - Key online and print works, great for background information Web sites relating to the field of Urban Planning and Urban Studies - Organizations, federal and state governm... Read article

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    nola.com New Orleans already taking steps to use rainwater to help residents, the environment and the city, officials say | NOLA.com

    (Mark Schleifstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) New Orleans already is taking steps to adopt or implement sustainable strategies to deal with the city's surplus stormwater, including developing rainwater storage areas on abandoned lots and developing new zoning regulations that would require t... Read article

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    criminologyportal.gmu.edu Research | Criminology, Law & Society

    The influence of the socioemotional environment on human development is well researched and documented. Perspective surrounding the epidemic of youth violence and dropout rates suppose that previous interventions have lacked the intensiveness and broad-reaching scope to adequately combat the enor... Read article

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    ncsl.org Building the New American Community Initiative Report - December 04

    Coalitions to develop and experiment with integration strategies were formed in Lowell, Nashville and Portland, and assisted by a national team of policy analysts, advocates and researchers from the National Conference of State Legislatures, the National Immigration Forum, the Southeast Asia Reso... Read article

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    foxnews.com Diplomats punished for Benghazi back on job | Fox News

    ET hour.] LONG TERM UNEMPLOYMENT: “STAGGERINGLY LARGE” - Chief National Correspondent Jim Angle is looking ahead at a bombshell report on long-term on employment from The Urban Institute: “‘… the extent of the increase and its persistently high level since the start of the recovery are both troub... Read article

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    retirementpolicy.org Retirement Policy: Independent research on retirement, social security reform, older workers, and our aging society | Urban Institute

    A crosscutting team of Urban Institute experts in Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, tax and budget policy, and microsimulation modeling studies the aging of American society. Our cross-cutting team of researchers examines the ways the aging of America will trigger changes in how we work, retir... Read article

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    thinktankproject.net Perspective: Sarah Rosen Wartell on Ethics, Fundraising, and “Pay for Play” | The High Horse

    I do think there are ethical questions there, but I don’t think that there is a problem with a particular think tank choosing to publish work that advances their agenda and not publish work that I might want to publish that advances a different vision. I think the bigger source of ethical dilemma... Read article

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    frontburner.dmagazine.com The Changing Face of Poverty Across Dallas | FrontBurner

    Each dot represents 20 people living in poverty. Recently the Urban Institute created a mapping tool to show how pockets of poverty across the country have Read article

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