When we asked community partners how COVID-19’s disruptions are impacting low- and moderate income families and neighborhoods and traditionally underserved communities, they heard this: the virus is impacting the already vulnerable disproportionately, and in a way that accentuates existing disparities.
Across America, schools are embarking on grand experiments to improve educational outcomes. At the same time, economists are examining what works and what doesn't. The latest issue of Forefront takes an illustrated look at some of the myriad reforms happening in Anytown, USA.
In the wake of the mortgage meltdown, policymakers are discussing how best to protect consumers in financial product markets. The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland hosted a seminar, “Consumer Protection in Financial Product Markets,” in September 2009 to exchange ideas with other regulators about consumer protection and the role of the courts.