News tagged with metropolitan areas

Impacts of school choice on segregation

Diversity in schools is important for students' experiences and outcomes in schools and beyond, reducing prejudices and ensuring the likelihood of living and working in integrated environments as adults. Penn State researchers ...

dateMar 28, 2017 in Social Sciences
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Immigration suppresses crime, research shows

Editor's note: In his first week in office, President Donald Trump showed he intends to follow through on his immigration promises. A major focus of his campaign was on removing immigrants who, he said, were increasing crime ...

dateFeb 10, 2017 in Social Sciences
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Mixed-income neighborhoods face steady decline

America has been talking about racial segregation and its effects for decades. Now another kind of separation is grinding away at America's neighborhoods: income segregation, where people are separated by their wealth, or ...

dateJun 24, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Light reflection pinpoints Pilbara weed invasion

Remote weed detection is set for major advancement after Curtin University researchers successfully used satellite spectral imagery to pinpoint clusters of one of Australia's most invasive weed species in the Pilbara.

dateSep 21, 2015 in Environment
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