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Hispanic student enrollment fell in counties where local law enforcement agencies partnered with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to find and remove people not authorized to be in the U.S., a new paper finds.
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Researchers have found a link between journalists’ coverage of sexual assault, the prevalence of rape in society and how seriously police take reports when victims come forward.
Massachusetts school policies that ban students from bringing peanuts from home or require classrooms to be “peanut free” have no effect on the number of times school nurses administer epinephrine to kids allergic to peanuts or tree nuts.
When U.S. newspapers cover school shootings, photos of perpetrators outnumber photos of individual victims by a ratio of 16 to 1, on average, a recent analysis shows.
A small fraction of people who voted in Texas and Michigan in 2016 lacked a photo ID, but those who did were disproportionately people of color, according to two new working papers.
Low-income students don’t benefit more from private school than public school, suggests new research from scholars at the University of Virginia.
A forthcoming study suggests both black and white bail judges show bias against black men facing criminal charges.