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New Report Demonstrates Persistence of Housing Discrimination But Understates the True Extent of It

Philip Tegeler | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
Philip Tegeler

The report's conclusions and recommendations point to the need for more fair housing testing combined with enforcement to uncover discrimination that may not be apparent to an individual family looking for housing.

Good News and Serious Challenges in Brookings Report on Suburban Poverty

Philip Tegeler | Posted 07.21.2013 | Politics
Philip Tegeler

As the report points out, more poor people now live in suburbs than in central cities. There is both "good news" and "bad news" in this trend.

Diverse Classrooms Also Benefit White Students

Philip Tegeler | Posted 03.05.2013 | Education
Philip Tegeler

Fueled by a widening wealth gap between whites and minorities and racially stratified neighborhoods, public schools in the United States have grown more segregated today than they were in the 1970s.