Categories & Tags: urban institute

Picture this: The geography of immobility   |   July 2, 2015
By Alyson Zandt, MDC Residential segregation is a huge barrier to an equitable infrastructure of opportunity in the U.S., because where you live has a major impact on your access...

 

Analysis reveals urban-rural divide in poverty in Southern schools   |   May 15, 2015
The South has some of the highest rates of low-income students in public schools. Since the 2004-2005 school year, the majority of the region's public school students have...

 

The recession takes a heavy toll on children -- and not just in the South   |   December 14, 2012
Before the current recession, Southern states accounted for two-thirds of those with child poverty rates over 20 percent. But today, states in the region account for less than...