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The numbers for September 17, 2014

Tony Wagner | Sep 17, 2014
We're watching the Fed, mobile ad spending and vaccination rates Wednesday.

NFL sponsors chime in on recent scandals

Tracey Samuelson | Sep 17, 2014
Big-money sponsors react to multiple cases of domestic abuse in the NFL.
Posted In: NFL

PODCAST: Negotiating an independent Scotland

David Brancaccio | Sep 17, 2014
NFL policy, the Yelp law, and Scotland's economic future.

Middle class, but "asset poor"

Amy Scott | Sep 17, 2014
Nearly half of households in major U.S. cities are “liquid asset poor."

New law cracks down on businesses that ban bad reviews

Stan Alcorn | Sep 17, 2014
A new law stops businesses from banning customers from posting bad reviews online.
Posted In: Jerry Brown, lawsuits, Yelp

Scottish independence: the cost of uncertainty

Stephen Beard | Sep 17, 2014
Complicated calculations are in store if Scotland votes to separate from the UK.
Posted In: Scotland

How student data improves the lunch line

Adriene Hill | Sep 17, 2014
Tracking students in the cafeteria can make schools more efficient, but at a cost.
Posted In: cafeterias, student data

Quiz: Putting the new SAT to the test

| Sep 16, 2014
High school students weigh in on the best and worst changes to the exam
Posted In: Curveball

You're invited: Come chat about #studentdata

Ariana Tobin and Adriene Hill | Sep 16, 2014
We’re holding a Twitter chat 9/18 from 5-6 p.m. PST. Join us!

How the tough economy changes young people's lives

Mitchell Hartman | Sep 16, 2014
Some scholars think postponing life-cycle decisions signals cultural shifts.