Posts Tagged ‘dcfpi’

Report: Charter Enrollment Outpacing Traditional Public School Enrollment in D.C.

Still, the rates of growth between the two sectors have narrowed in recent years.

Report: Gap Between D.C.’s Rich and Poor Growing

In 2014, the average household income of the top five percent of earners was 52 times that of the bottom fifth.

Technical Problems May Soon Leave Thousands of D.C. Residents Without Medicaid

The D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute reports that several thousand people will have to renew their Medicaid benefits in person next year, leading to long wait-times at service centers.

Wonks: House Plan To Get Rid Of American Community Survey “Absolutely Terrible”

On Wednesday night, the Republican-controlled House approved the U.S. Census Bureau budget with one big change: GOPers voted to eliminate funding for the annual American Community Survey on the grounds that it's not required by the Constitution and is an invasion of privacy.
"It's an absolutely terrible decision—it's terribly shortsighted," says David Cooper, an economic analyst [...]