Housing

July 24, 2018
To the Teacher: The United States is suffering from a crisis of affordable housing. An estimated 11 million American households spend more than half their income just to keep a roof over their heads…
May 19, 2018
  Gathering What is the racial makeup of your neighborhood?       Introduction Write this fact on the board: Black families have less than one-tenth the wealth of white families in the U.S…
September 5, 2014
Goals to define what is meant by poor doors to learn about the current controversy about poor doors to use a graphic organizer to analyze different points of view about poor doors…
July 26, 2014
    To the Teacher: In the United States today, over 600,000 people are homeless. Certain sectors of the population, including veterans, the mentally ill, and young people are disproportionately…
September 2, 2009
To the Teacher: As of September 2009 the official unemployment rate for the country was 9.7% and likely to rise. But if you include in those statistics people working in part-time jobs who want full…
June 3, 2009
To the Teacher:   Americans everywhere are feeling the effects of the housing bust that followed the housing boom, though many more personally and keenly than others. Economists and financial…
March 11, 2009
To the Teacher AIG is among a host of American enterprises that succumbed to the irresistible opportunity to make easy money through arcane financial instruments that even the company's former CEO,…