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Working together 101: How academics and journalists can collaborate

Similarly, in collaboration with reporters from the New York Times, Laura’s team at Measure of America applied for data from the New York City Department of Education and analyzed high school graduation rates in a way that had not been done before. —  Reveal August 27, 2018

Don't believe the naysayers. California isn't too big, too depopulated or too ungovernable

Measure of America researchers have found that California consistently outscores most other states, and the state’s “development index” ranking was higher in 2014, the last time they produced a full report on California, than it was in 2000. —  Los Angeles Times August 16, 2018

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