Social Policy

Unusual insight into complex social problems related to the impact of public policy on individuals, communities and institutions

Guarding all infants in sleep

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  • Hillary L. Rowe
  • Karina Garcia

This is Chapter 7 of The Illinois Report 2014.


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Challenges for education: Student aid and student debt

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  • Jennifer A. Delaney

This is Chapter 6 of The Illinois Report 2014.


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Challenges for education: K-12 funding

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  • Christopher Lubienski

This is Chapter 5 of The Illinois Report 2014.


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Foreclosing on community

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This is Chapter 4 of The Illinois Report 2014.


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Cap-and-Trade for Illinois?

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  • Daniel H. Karney

This is Chapter 3 of The Illinois Report 2014.


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The Illinois Report 2014

Authors

  • Christopher Lubienski
  • Jennifer A. Delaney
  • Nancy Hudspeth
  • Daniel H. Karney
  • Hillary L. Rowe
  • Karina Garcia
  • Elizabeth Calhoun

The Illinois Report 2014 is an examination of critical issues facing the state of Illinois. For each of these issues, we examine the current status, draw comparisons with national and regional trends and offer some possible solutions. 


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Benjamin M. Superfine is a Professor in the College of Education at UIC, where his research interests center on education law and policy.

Superfine received his J.D. and Ph.D. in Education Foundations and Policy from the University of Michigan. Before joining UIC, Superfine practiced law at Dow Lohnes PLLC in Washington, D.C. Superfine's research focuses on the history of education law and policy, school finance reform, standards-based reform and accountability, teacher evaluation, and collective bargaining. His research is interdisciplinary and addresses educational issues through the lenses of law, history, and social science. He is the founder and Director of the Research on Urban Education Policy Initiative at UIC.

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The Geography of Family Differences and Intergenerational Mobility

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  • Ryan Gallagher
  • Joseph Persky

 


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A portrait of African American and White Racial Attitudes

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  • Sarah Moberg

This document provides an overview of the data discussed on the
Trends in Racial Attitudes website.

 

How do people feel about race?


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Additional evidence to help inform Illinois' child care system

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This presentation by Rachel Gordon to the Commission to Reform Child Care in Illinois (est. by HR 0254) goes over survey data of child care centers. 

The first study regarded funding delays from the state in 2011-2012. In a comprehensive survey through the Chicago Area Study, the researchers interviewed child care center directors on the west and north sides of Chicago. They documented the directors' experiences with delays from public and private funding streams. 


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