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The Price of Opportunity

What would it cost to make public schools in the United States a true “Great Equalizer,” ensuring that students can overcome the out-of-school obstacles posed by poverty and discrimination? Alternatively, what would it cost to sustain a robust and comprehensive set of social policies—addressing needs in areas such as healthcare, housing, food security, employment, and racism—that attend directly to the out-of-school obstacles students and their families face?

The Price of Opportunity project is a national research study that will cost out both.