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Posts from May 2015

How a School Network Helps Immigrant Kids Learn

By David Kirp

In 1982, the Supreme Court ruled that the children of illegal immigrants cannot be denied a free public education. It’s not their fault, after all, that their parents brought them into this country. But until recently, 20 school districts in New York State effectively kept undocumented youngsters out of sch… More

How to Reduce Racial Profiling

By Jack Glaser

This article is the fifth in a series exploring the effects that unconscious racial biases have on the criminal justice system in the United States. The science is clear that unconscious—or “implicit”—biases contribute to racial disparities in law enforcement outcomes, … More

GSPP Mourns the Passing of Robert Stern

The Goldman School is deeply saddened by the passing of visiting Professor Robert Stern, who died on Sunday, May 17, 2015. Professor Stern was Professor Emeritus of Economics and Public Policy at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan and began teaching at GSPP after he moved to C… More

A Conversation with Barney Frank

Former Congressman Barney Frank visited the Goldman School during “Stop the Clock” week, which provides students and faculty with a chance to interact with leading decision makers who have worked in public policy and government. The following is an excerpt from a conversation between Frank and PolicyMa… More