Social & Education Policy
  • Friday, April 29th, 2016

    Sarah Bruch, director of the Policy Center's Social and Education Policy Program, and graduate students Tessa Heeren and Harper Haynes, presented results from a school climate survey on Thursday, April 28 at a community forum.

  • Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

    Sarah Bruch, Director of the Social and Education Policy Research Program in the University of Iowa Public Policy Center (PPC), presented her research team's findings from the School Climate Survey commissioned by the Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) on Tuesday, April 26 at the ICCSD board meeting. 

  • Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

    Jerry Anthony, PPC Researcher and Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, presented at Iowa City Human Rights Commission’s forum on affordable and accessible housing Monday (October 5) evening at the Iowa City Public Library.

  • Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

    Jerry Anthony, Associate Professor at the School of Urban and Regional Planning and researcher of housing and land use at the PPC, will be participating in a public panel discussion on affordable housing titled, "Affordable and Accessible Housing Forum: Creating and Retaining Affordability in Johnson County."

  • Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

    Colin Gordon—researcher at the PPC, UI history professor, and Iowa Policy Project senior research consultant—authored a new report called “Stolen Chances: Low-Wage Work Wage Theft in Iowa.”  The report focuses on the frequency of wage theft in Johnson County.

  • Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

    Jerry Anthony, associate professor of urban planning at the University of Iowa and director of the Houisng & Land Use Policy program at the PPC, spoke with Iowa Public Radio about the affordable housing demand across Iowa.

  • Monday, August 10th, 2015

    Colin Gordon, a researcher in the Social Science Policy program and a professor of history at the University of Iowa, offered an academic perspective on housing segregation in a New York Times article, “A Year After Ferguson, Housing Segregation Defies Tools to Er

  • Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

    The Cedar Rapids Gazette covered a Public Policy Center study conducted by the Housing and Land Use Policy program on housing affordability in Iowa.  The article cites lead PPC researcher, Jerry Anthony, and other community leaders on Johnson County, Iowa leading in the percentage of households that are cost-burdene

  • Thursday, May 21st, 2015

    The Public Policy Center’s Housing and Land Use Policy Program has created an interactive web-based map that reveals information on housing affordability in the state of Iowa.
  • Monday, March 9th, 2015

    Colin Gordon is Professor of History at the University of Iowa, a researcher for with PPC Social Science Policy group, published a short article at DISSENT, which draws on his new research, on the deeper history of race in the St. Louis suburbs.