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Seefeldt criticizes Kansas legislation restricting daily cash withdrawals from public assistance funds

Prescott says sex offender registries may increase recidivism by making offender re-assimilation impossible

Frey says rising numbers of younger minority voters mean Republicans must focus on fiscal not social issues

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Fabian T. Pfeffer

Pfeffer discusses importance of preschool exposures to educational outcomes

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"The Problem with Growing Up Poor" - Michigan Radio. 07/09/2012.

In this story on the life chances of children growing up in poverty, Fabian Pfeffer says that these children do worse than their counterparts from more prosperous households on the very first standardized test given in Michigan kindergartens. “There’s already a gap when they come into school,” says Pfeffer. And the gap doesn't go away; it grows larger.

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Fabian T. Pfeffer

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