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Schwartz discusses her recent special education study with Hechinger Report

February 3, 2021
"They’re closing the gap with their general education peers by about a sixth," says Professor Amy Ellen Schwartz, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Chair in Public Affairs and lead author of the recently published study, "The Effects of Special Education on the Academic Performance of Students with Learning Disabilities." 

Popp talks to CNN, Washington Examiner about effects of Obama's Recovery Act

February 2, 2021
Professor David Popp talks to CNN, Washington Examiner about effects of Obama's Recovery Act.

Popp weighs in on Biden's climate directives in New York Times

January 28, 2021
David Popp, Caroline Rapking Faculty Scholar in Public Administration and Policy and co-author of a 2020 paper on the employment effects of the Obama-era spending on green job creation, discounted the notion of creating one million new auto manufacturing jobs. 

Popp discusses Biden's green jobs agenda in Forbes article

January 19, 2021
"Wages in solar and wind could increase if demand increased, at least initially," says Professor David Popp, who wrote about the impact of fiscal policy on green jobs in a working paper in June 2020. "But higher wages would also attract more workers to develop the skills to work in wind and solar, so the increase need not be permanent."

Michelmore quoted in Los Angeles Times article on Biden's COVID-19 relief proposal

January 15, 2021
Katherine Michelmore, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, has studied the impact of the existing program and says, "Over half the kids who would benefit are Black and brown children. 

Monnat weighs in on Central New York COVID-19 deaths in Syracuse.com article

January 5, 2021
"To keep things in perspective, there have been 330 COVID deaths in the county over the whole year so far," says Shannon Monnat, Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion. "There are still far more deaths annually from heart disease and cancer," she adds. But, "If these numbers are similar for 2020," Monnat says, “COVID will be the third-leading cause of death in the county this year."

Heflin article on food & nutrition policy featured in Life Course Implications of US Public Policies

December 31, 2020

The author first provides an overview of the prevalence of food insecurity by age. Then, the author provides a brief summary of the food programs that are currently available in the United States and discusses how the life-course perspective can inform future policy and research.

See related: Food Security

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