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September 1, 2015

An Executive Order From President Obama Requiring Government Contractors to Disclose Political Spending Would Promote Racial Equity

Currently, corporations are not required to disclose their political spending, and only about 2.2 percent of public...

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An Executive Order From President Obama Requiring Government Contractors to Disclose Political Spending Would Promote Racial Equity Currently,...
September 1, 2015 |
Today, Sec. Hillary Clinton will announce her plan to return to debt-free public college for future students and relieve the burden for existing...
August 10, 2015 |
Today, Sec. Hillary Clinton will announce her plan to return to debt-free public college for future students and relieve the burden for existing...
August 10, 2015 |

Recent Data Bytes

A Third of Retail Workers Are Parents Caring for Children

About one-third of retail workers are parents caring for children at home—33 percent of White workers, 35 percent of Black workers, 40...

Declining Value of the Pell Grant

The Pell Grant covered over three-fourths of the total cost of attendance at public colleges and universities in the late 1970s and nearly 40% of...

College Costs Burden Low-Income Families

At public four-year institutions, low-income students must spend nearly three-quarters of their families income to cover the net cost of college...