Tunica, Mississippi: A mother and her baby. Although legalized gambling
brought jobs and revenue to this anguished corner of Mississippi, poverty
maintains its persistent grip on the delta.

Focus on Poverty

It’s been 50 years since the idealism of Robert F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson administration’s War on Poverty placed economic injustice at the heart of American political and social discourse.

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Keeping Schools Safe While Reducing Suspensions and Expulsions

There’s good news and bad news in the report “Indicators of School Crime and Safety 2015,” the most recent in an annual series produced jointly by the U.S. departments of education (ED) and justice (DOJ). Just as important, there’s help available to sustain the good news and tackle the bad.