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Evan Horowitz

Evan Horowitz digs through data to find information that illuminates the policy issues facing Massachusetts and the US.

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Evan Horowitz

MCAS results are in. Are our students learning?

By Evan Horowitz , Globe Staff

Test results can tell us which Massachusetts schools make the biggest difference in the lives of their students.

Evan Horowitz

What recovery? Mass. is going nowhere, slowly

By Evan Horowitz , Globe Staff

Incomes should be rising and poverty declining, but that’s not happening in the state.

Evan Horowitz

Voters can make the Everett casino disappear

By Evan Horowitz , Globe Staff

Before Steve Wynn can break ground in Everett he’ll have to convince Mass. voters to support him.

Evan Horowitz

Poverty is down, but incomes haven’t budged

By Evan Horowitz , Globe Staff

New Census numbers show that the number of Americans living in poverty has finally started falling, but not all the news is good.