Tag Archives: poverty

The Children’s Health Insurance Program at Twenty: Essential yet Expired

By Elliott Gluck Associate Editor, Volume 23   The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) has been a triumph of effective bipartisan policy for the last two decades.[1] Unfortunately, the program which has helped to lower the uninsured rate for America’s … Continue reading

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Announcing the Vol. 21 Symposium: INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN POOR

We are thrilled to announce a very special MJR&L Symposium, coming in 2016: Innocent Until Proven Poor: Fighting the Criminalization of Poverty. The Volume 21 Executive Editorial Board is hard at work behind the scenes to bring you a rich, … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Groups Call For New K-12 “Accountability System”

By Whitney Robinson, Associate Editor Vol. 20 On Tuesday, a coalition of eleven national civil rights groups sent a letter to President Obama urging him to drop the standardized test-based K-12  “accountability” system.  According to these groups, the current standardized … Continue reading

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