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Back to School: How Educational Economics is Leading to a Wider Gap Between Rich and Poor

Trends connecting income, education spending, and achievement send troubling signals about how economic class affects the educational achievement of children—and what it means for your child’s life if you simply can’t afford what the Joneses have.

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Roundup: Senate Republicans “Lower Expectations” On Supreme Court Nominee Fight

Republicans “lower expectations” for Supreme Court nomination fight; economic insecurity, adoption, and abortion; experts react to the news that percentage of births to unwed mothers has risen sharply; Tennessee abortion amendment passes House.

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The Economic Crisis: A Generation of Reproductive Health “Horror Stories”

From surrogacy and egg donation to inducing labor, the economic crisis is driving women to do things with their bodies that they otherwise would not do.

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In Hard Times, Treating Women’s Private Decisions With Empathy

In a broken economy, do Americans realize that moralizing about sex doesn’t address people’s real needs?

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Home Economics: Planning for Parenting

Ready to raise a family? Parents and parents-to-be are facing a brutal economic moment and longstanding workplace and government policies that don’t support them in building their families. What solutions do our presidential candidates offer?

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