What to Do With Your Tax Refund? Save for Emergencies. (Links to an external site)
Stephen Roll, associate director of research, did an interview with the New York Times on how to best use your tax refund
Free Online Course Focuses on Cultivating Collaborative and Equitable Data Practices
Data for Social Impact, an initiative of the Social Policy Institute at Washington University in St. Louis, has launched a free online course for social sector professionals. While many courses develop technical data skills, this course—designed with, by, and for social sector leaders—supports organizations in cultivating equitable, collaborative data practices. Each module includes worksheets, resource […]
As Supreme Court Considers Student Loan Forgiveness, States May Expand Their Programs (Links to an external site)
More than one-third of St. Louis K-12 students change schools midyear, new report shows (Links to an external site)
St. Louis school mobility was investigated by St. Louis School Research-Practice Collaborative at Washington University, showing a high percentage of student’s changing schools
How does the housing market affect UK productivity? (Links to an external site)
Michal Grinstein-Weiss, director, is listed as an expert on the housing market, and the effects it can have on productivity.
Entrepreneurs face headwinds from investment sector (Links to an external site)
Launch of a new Social Policy Research Scholars program with the first cohort of doctoral students
The Social Policy Institute is proud to announce the launch of our Social Policy Research Scholars Program. With support from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, the program supports doctoral students from historically marginalized populations underrepresented in academia in their research endeavors to achieve an inclusive society that is socially, racially and economically just. The scholars program […]
President Biden calls for restoring child tax credit (Links to an external site)
Following President Biden’s call to restore the Child Tax Credit, ABC27 cited SPI research demonstrating the positive effects of the policy.
Washington University Study Examines Role of Tighter School Security on Academic Performance (Links to an external site)
Jason Jabbari, associate director of community partnerships, spoke about findings from a report he co-authored on the correlation between school security and academic performance.
Bank of America awards Operation Food Search $25,000 grant to support its Fresh RX: Nourishing Healthy Starts program (Links to an external site)
$25,000 was awarded to Operation Food Search in order to broaden the Fresh RX program
Bank of America takes fresh approach to fight food insecurity (Links to an external site)
Bank of America has awarded a grant to Operation Food Search, to expand the Fresh RX program.
Artificial Intelligence for Social Impact: 5 Guideposts from Our CEO (Links to an external site)
Benefits Data Trust highlighted some key points their CEO, Trooper Sanders, made when he gave the Keynote Address at the DSSI Summit.