Research Topic: Schools

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Governing Data

A comprehensive database on national, state, and MSA statistics for categories such as economy, education, finance, health, politics, public workforce, transportation, and more.

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Evidence Matters: Fall 2014 Report

This issue of HUD's Evidence Matters report focuses on the connection between neighborhoods and schools by breaking the issues down into three articles: Housing’s and Neighborhoods’ Role in Shaping Children’s Future, How Housing Mobility Affects Education Outcomes for Low-Income Children, and Protecting Children from Unhealthy Homes and Housing Instability.

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Do Federally Assisted Households Have Access to High Performing Public Schools?

This 2012 report by the Poverty & Race Research Action Council and the Furman Center describes the elementary schools nearest to households receiving four different forms of housing assistance in the country as a whole, in each of the 50 states, and in the 100 largest metropolitan areas, then compares the characteristics of these schools to those accessible to other comparable households.

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Tacoma Housing Authority’s Impact on Education

This MacArthur Foundation "How Housing Matters" article describes the Tacoma Housing Authority's Education Project, which began in 2011 as an effort to help low-income and previously homeless children do well in school.

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