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Poverty

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  • Apodaca: Educational equality has big economic component

    UC Irvine professor Greg J. Duncan has devoted his career to answering some of the most critical questions facing our society today:
  • Commentary: Provide visiting nurses to at-risk young moms

    Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, was formally established more than 100 years ago by Congress to recognize the important role mothers play in getting babies off to a good start in life. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, California's overall...

    Mailbag: It's time for police to wear video cameras

    Police officers have been under much public scrutiny after several deadly confrontations in communities around the country. One way to better monitor the behavior of officers is to have them wear body cameras. California Senate Bill 877 would...

    Blum Center seeks poverty-alleviating contest submissions

    Orange County residents are invited to submit to UC Irvine's Blum Center for Global Engagement technology-based proposals aimed at solving poverty-related problems. Submissions are being accepted until May 15 for the contest, called Designing...

    Apodaca: Study reveals how poverty steals from learning time

    Few among us would dispute the notion that students from disadvantaged backgrounds face a steeper climb when it comes to a quality education. Both intuition and evidence tell us that poverty correlates strongly with poorer educational outcomes. Now a...