2015 study from Stanford researchers suggesting overall gains for urban charter schools, relative to traditional schools; growth was particularly strong for disadvantaged students.
2014 study by Yale Law School examining recent scholarship on the effectiveness of “stop, question and frisk” (SQF) and how it affects public perceptions of and interactions with the police.
2015 interview with University of Michigan sociologist Alford A. Young Jr., whose work has explored the lives and outlooks of young African-American males.
2015 study in The Quarterly Journal of Economics showing how early incarceration hurts high school graduation rates and increases the chances of further contact with the criminal justice system.
2014 research brief on the role of social networks, community-based organizations and other factors in business formation, by Colleen Casey, University of Texas at Arlington and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2014 review of recent studies and reports on online discrimination and potential downsides of digital marketplaces featuring user profiles and data.
2014 review of empirical data and recent academic studies on important issues related to the African-American community, including trends in crime, homicide and violence rates.
2014 research on how lessons from past conflicts can help us better understand current events, by Ashley M. Howard, Loyola University New Orleans and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2013 roundup of recent studies and papers on affirmative action, admissions, campus diversity and racial attitudes at U.S. universities.
2014 research brief on the effects of the retrenchment of early voting in Florida, by Daniel A. Smith of the University of Florida and the Scholars Strategy Network.