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University Study Examines Why Blacks Pay More for Housing Than Whites

University Study Examines Why Blacks Pay More for Housing Than Whites

The study of more than 2 million home sales from 1990 to 2008 in four major metropolitan areas studied prices by Blacks and Whites of comparable homes in the same neighborhoods. Blacks, on average, paid 3.5 percent more.

Do Pay-for-Grades Programs Work for African American High School Students?

Do Pay-for-Grades Programs Work for African American High School Students?

Research by C. Kiradbo Jackson of Northwestern University shows that students in these programs are more likely to succeed in college and in the job market.

Study Finds That Small Class Sizes in Early Years Impact College Enrollment Rates

Study Finds That Small Class Sizes in Early Years Impact College Enrollment Rates

The effect is particularly pronounced for Black children.