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Harvard prof looks at equality of opportunity

Sadie Hope-Gund / Herald Raj Chetty, professor of economics at Harvard, emphasized that inequality of opportunity must be analyzed on a local level, rather than just a national one at a panel discussion Monday. "You could reasonably have ..., 3 weeks ago

Curmudgucation: Raj Chetty for Dummies

The name Raj Chetty has been coming up a great deal lately, like a bad burrito that resists easy digestion. A great deal has been written about Chetty and his scholarly work, much of it by other scholars in various states of apoplexy. My goal today ...
 National Education Policy Center2 weeks ago
Pacific Standard

The Big Sort: Our Problematic Obsession in American Education With Ranking People

For two days last January the Harvard professor Raj Chetty, a recent winner of the John Bates Clark Medal for the best American economist under the age of 40, took the stand in a Los Angeles courtroom. He was appearing as a star witness for the ...
 Pacific Standard2 months ago What Were Listening To: Freakonomics Radio on America's Education Problem  Education Next2 months ago

Full list of Padma award winners for 2015

Padma Vibhushan1 LK Advani- Public Affairs- Gujarat 2 Amitabh Bachchan- Art- Maharashtra 3 Prakash Singh Badal- Public Affairs- Punjab 4 Dr D Veerendra Heggade- Social Work- Karnataka 5 Mohammad Yusuf Khan alias Dilip Kumar- Art- Maharashtra 6 Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Swami Rambhadracharya- Others- Uttar Pradesh 7 Prof Malur Ramaswamy Srinivasan- Science and Engineering- Tamil Nadu 8 Kottayan K. Venugopal- Public Affairs- Delhi 9 Karim Al Hussaini Aga Khan (Foreigner)- Trade and ...
 Rediff.com8 hours ago Five NRIs From the US Receive Padma Shri Awards This Year  India New England2 months ago Padma Awards 2015: Bill and Melinda Gates among foreign nationals to get the coveted award  Oneindia2 months ago Pranab Mukherjee approves Padma Awards to 104 people, LK Advani, Amitabh Bachchan included  PardaPhash2 months ago

What Hillary Clinton gets right about improving U.S. social mobility

We don't have enough social mobility wasHillary Clintons blunt, and accurate, assessment at an hour-long Center for American Progress panel this week looking at urban development, economy, and job creation. In her remarks, the former secretary of ...
 Brookings Institution4 days ago

Segregation and concentrated poverty in the nation's capital

The social mobility gap between black and white Americans has barely narrowed in the last decades, and sharp differences in access to opportunity persist. This racial opportunity gap can, in part, be traced back to the neighborhoods where whites and ...
 Brookings Institution5 days ago
Slate Magazine

Maybe the Rich Don't Care About the Middle Class Because They Don't Live Near the Middle Class

The middle class, shrinking Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP/GettyImages When people say Americans are dividing along class lines, they usually mean it as a metaphor. But it's also true in a literal sense. When it comes to where we live, the rich, ...
 Slate Magazine5 days ago

Hillary Clinton reúne-se com Obama por entre rumores recandidatura presidencial

(Inforpress) A ex-secretária de Estado norte-americana Hillary Clinton reuniu-se na segunda-feira com o Presidente Barack Obama na Casa Branca, quando se intensificam os rumores de que se prepara para anunciar a sua segunda candidatura ...
 Inforpress6 days ago

Alongside Labor Leaders, Hillary Clinton Diagnoses Inequality

WASHINGTON — Flanked by labor leaders, her longtime policy adviser, and the man who will steer her presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton made a distinctly progressive case on Monday that the country's cities truly are divided, with a growing gap ...
 BuzzFeed6 days ago Clinton urges non-partisan attack on economic inequality  Yahoo! News6 days ago Clinton tackles inequality, sort of  MSNBC6 days ago

Why Aren't We Talking about the Most Important Form of Privilege in America?

Mar 23, 2015 by by Lee Habeeb & Mike Leven It's marriage. Much has been written about privilege in academic settings over the past few decades. There's the privilege of wealth, and the advantages wealth confers if a baby is lucky ...
 Education News1 week ago
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