New study: 5 ways racist 1930s housing policies still haunt schools

reDisparities in education funding, academic performance and school segregation still persist along racist lines drawn in the late 1930s, according to a new study. In the aftermath of the Great Depression, the U.S. government mapped the assumed risk to mortgage lenders in neighborhoods in hundreds of cities – basing their …

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Fulwood mother campaigns for safer roads on school route after 14-year-old was hit by van

Linzi Fairclough, whose 10-year-old daughter attends a local elementary school, was shocked to learn of the accident outside Fulwood Academy in Black Bull Lane shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday. That night, the 46-year-old woman said she was “unable to sleep” as she worried about the boy, who remains in serious …

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Hyderabad student dies in road accident, friend booked to loan bike

Hyderabad: A 20-year-old Dental College student identified as Ms. Adhi Reshma died in an accident at KPHB colony in Cyberabad after a high-speed truck crushed her in the wee hours of Sunday. As she did not have a driver’s license, the police closed a homicide case against her friend for …

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Meeting the challenge of the rural workforce

By celebrating National Agriculture Week and National Agriculture Day, AEM recognizes the importance of agriculture and the vital role it plays in society. Today is a valuable opportunity not only to celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture in the United States and around the world, but also for AEM to …

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UK P2P Lending Pioneer Zopa Closes £ 20million Internal Fundraiser for Growth

London-based neobank Zopa offers peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, pioneering auto finance solutions and more. Now the company has announced that it has pocketed £ 20million in funding from existing investors. Focuses on growth IAG Silverstripe led the investment alongside a large number of investors including Augmentum, Waterfall, Alternative Credit Investments and …

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Small businesses vote access to credit and SBA loans one of their top priorities

WASHINGTON, February 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The National Small Business Association (NSBA) unveiled its Main priorities for the 117th Congress, the result of its biennial Small Business Congress, which has been held virtually over the past three weeks. Small businesses have chosen access to capital, an important role …

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Inside the fight to save our secured loan laws

Must know Federal government announced plans to abolish secured lending laws – ignoring first recommendation of Royal Banking Commission of Inquiry CHOICE and other consumer groups have converged on Canberra to fight to save these laws and to speak to the Senate Economic Committee. Sign our open letter and join …

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Bank of England plans to break with EU with tougher bank capital rule

The Bank of England is preparing its first significant break with EU regulation with a proposal that would make bank capital rules stricter in the UK than on the continent. The European Banking Authority decided late last year that lenders should be able to account for software investments within their …

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UPDATE 1-Irish banks have enough capital to absorb a severe shock – Central Bank

* The capital would fall to 8% against 18.5% in the event of an unfavorable scenario * Adverse forecast includes phased lockdowns through 2021 * Countercyclical capital buffer will remain at 0% in 2021 (add details, quotes) DUBLIN, Nov.26 (Reuters) – Irish retail banks have sufficient overall capital to absorb …

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What a difference a year can make – Analysis – Eurasia Review

Through Chang Yong Rhee and Katsiaryna Svirydzenka * The Sydney Opera House resumed the live performances and the city of Melbourne recently hosted the Australian Open tennis tournament with fans (mostly) in attendance. Japan is back to planning for the delayed 2020 Summer Olympics, while China is focusing on the …

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