Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday August 21, 2014
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The ACLU sues a school district in Massachusetts for letting only low-income kids take home their school laptops and other electronics. How common is this practice, and could this suit be the tip of the iPad iceberg? Plus, the Ebola epidemic is hurting the economies of African countries in two ways. One, they’re almost entirely dependent on outside aid to fight the epidemic. And two, as businesses shut down to protect workers, their economies shrink almost immediately.
Posted In: Bank of America, Ebola, poverty, Federal Reserve
Plus: predicting a rise in interest rates and Ebola's effect on Africa's economy.