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karl alexander

Coleman Report at 50
An enduring legacy
Published Sept 30, 2016
JHU to welcome leaders, policymakers for conference marking 50th anniversary of study that changed the conversation on education equality
SOCIOLOGY
3 researchers honored for career-long study
Published Dec 2, 2015
Karl Alexander, Doris Entwisle, Linda Olson receive prestigious $100,000 Grawemeyer Award in Education for 'The Long Shadow'
Long shadow of a poor start
Published Winter 2014
For 25 years, Hopkins sociologist Karl Alexander and his colleague followed the lives of 790 children growing up in a variety of Baltimore neighborhoods. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Commentary
'Poverty is colorblind'
Published July 14, 2014
White poverty is less expected, but real, with hidden perks of privilege, Johns Hopkins researchers say / CNN.com
'The long shadow'
Study explores how early years affect children's lives
Published June 2, 2014
Johns Hopkins sociologist Karl Alexander and his fellow researchers tracked 790 Baltimore children for a quarter century