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U.S. Immigration: Rhetoric and Reality

IPR experts' findings illuminate how the two can differ, with some counterintuitive results.

Ruha Benjamin to Deliver Joint SESP/IPR Distinguished Lecture

November 29, 2023
Ruha Benjamin
Princeton sociologist and author is known for her original research on race, technology, and justice.

How Administrative Burdens Push Down Children’s Public Healthcare Coverage

November 27, 2023
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Study finds that certain policies hinder Medicaid and CHIP enrollment.

School Climates and the ‘Weathering’ of Bodies

November 3, 2023
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Study suggests a school’s racial climate is linked to Black students’ health later in life.

Tackling a ‘Once in a Century Education Crisis’

November 1, 2023
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How tutoring can turn the tide on pandemic learning losses.

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