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School discipline: Infractions, expulsions and race

A study in the American Educational Research Journal explores how racial disparities can influence school zero-tolerance policies.

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Gentrification, urban displacement and housing

As urban inequality grows and rents continue to rise, we round up research on the impacts of gentrification on low-income households.

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Global health goals: Troubling patterns of inequality

World Bank report reveals that while public health is improving in developing nations, those who are better off sometimes benefit more.

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Texting laws and motor vehicle-related deaths

American Journal of Public Health study examines the effectiveness of driving laws that limit or ban texting in reducing fatalities.

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