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Reimagining School: Opportunity, Safety and Privacy in the Social Lives of Networked Teens

A forum featuring danah boyd and Sam Dyson, moderated by Alison Cuddy. Read More

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Advancing the Use of Evidence in Social Policy

A brief from the Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy outlines an increasing demand for and uptake of evidence-based approaches to policymaking, especially in the federal government. Read More
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Multifamily Properties Can Now Get ENERGY STAR Score

Owners of multifamily properties can now obtain an ENERGY STAR score for their buildings by supplying relevant information to the government-backed program. Read More
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Study Finds Precincts with More Minorities Experienced Longer Voting Lines in 2012

Precincts with fewer poll workers and voting machines and more minorities experienced longer voting lines in the 2012 presidential election, according to a study by the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU. Read More
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Improving Outcomes for Youth Involved with the Justice System

Reports from the Council of State Governments Justice Center offer state and local governments recommendations to improve outcomes for youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system. Read More
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Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Public Policies

A new online resource provides policymakers with an easy way to find information on the effectiveness of various programs as rated by eight national research clearinghouses. Read More
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Wells Fargo NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance Honor Three Community Development Lenders

The three CDFIs will use the Wells Fargo NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance to expand their geographic presence and product offerings to bolster local economies and keep housing affordable. Read More
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Understanding the Activity of Cities

The Array of Things project seeks to create a bounty of data to better understand the environment, infrastructure, and activity of cities, creating a new public instrument for research, education, and applications that improve the lives ... Read More
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Book Maps Possibilities at the Intersection of Law and Neuroscience

A book released by The MacArthur Research Network on Law and Neuroscience is designed to be the definitive reference for judges, lawyers, and students on the intersection of law and neuroscience. Read More

Chicago Premiere of "The Homestretch"

The Homestretch, a documentary film by Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly, features three homeless teenagers who brave Chicago winters, the pressures of high school, and life alone on the streets to build a brighter future. Read More

"California Is a Top State for Geniuses"

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