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Georgia State, Leading U.S. in Black Graduates, Is Engine of Social Mobility
The New York Times explores how Georgia State has transformed itself into one of the most dominant academic institutions in terms of social mobility – the school has seen more African-American students graduate than any other school in the country in the last 5 years.

Segregation is Alive and Well in America's So-called Land of Opportunity — Just Ask Black and Latino Children
Alan Curtis, President and CEO of the Eisenhower Foundation, and Fred Harris, a former Senator from Oklahoma, examine how segregation impacts children of color.

The History of Student Activism in the United States
Today's student activism around gun control builds on a long, rich tradition of young people challenging the status quo.

Many Homeless Youth Are Pregnant or Parenting, Chapin Hall Study Finds
Youth Today reports on new research from Chapin Hall that reveals over one million children have a young parent who has been homeless in the past year.