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07.22.2015 by Abby Parcell
“We are not Greece. I want to know why we say we don’t have enough money to serve these students. We have enough money—we prioritize our spending... read more
07.20.2015 by
This post originally appeared on the NC Policy Watch blog. To learn more about building an innovation economy in North Carolina, check out a new... read more
07.15.2015 by
You’ve heard it before: college isn’t for everyone. People who say that often have a pretty narrow definition of “college”, but in reality,... read more
07.10.2015 by
At MDC, we talk a lot about equity. Equity is related to, but not the same as, the American ideal of equal opportunity, which is, as MDC’s president... read more
07.02.2015 by
When President Obama gave a eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney last Friday, he urged us all to reflect on history as we work to build a more just... read more
07.01.2015 by
Residential segregation is a huge barrier to an equitab
06.26.2015 by
Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled that an important co
06.24.2015 by
With an economy that grew initially around tobacco mark
06.18.2015 by
Ed. Note: MDC Program Director and South Carolina nativ
06.10.2015 by
According to a longitudinal study from the National Cen