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College-going rate tilts in right direction

No wonder, our region has so many young people who are neither working nor in school – 18 to 25 percent in southern West Virginia and eastern Kentucky, according to a recent Measure of America study. —  The Beckley Register-Herald May 9, 2017

The Broken Promises of Choice in New York City Schools

Those admitted to these most successful schools remain disproportionately middle class and white or Asian, according to an in-depth analysis of acceptance data and graduation rates conducted for The New York Times by Measure of America, an arm of the Social Science Research Council. —  The New York Times May 5, 2017