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07.17.2013 by
Money isn't everything, and it's not even the only thing rural philanthropy has to offer. At... read more
07.03.2013 by Ferrel Guillory
The Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has just released its annual “Education at... read more
06.25.2013 by Scott Edmonds
The South is home to 14 of the top 20 most unequal counties in the U.S, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.The Gini Index, which measures the... read more
06.14.2013 by Abby Parcell
Did you see the stories this week about scientists at CERN looking for the first web page? (Found,... read more
06.12.2013 by Joan Lipsitz, PhD
MDC Senior Fellow Joan Lipsitz was a junior high school teacher in the... read more
06.04.2013 by Scott Edmonds
It’s refreshing when statistics bear out what our instincts tell us will happen. And here’s one of those: Generally speaking, Southern counties with... read more
05.31.2013 by Abby Parcell
Yesterday, Arvind Mahankali won the Scripps National Spelling Bee and since a links post is no place for... read more
05.29.2013 by
MDC's Max Rose has an article over at the... read more
05.24.2013 by Abby Parcell
Here are a few stories from the New York Times that are a good fit for an MDC links post:First, commentary on a... read more