Building the Evidence base

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Amy Eyler and Natalicio Serrano of Washington University in St. Louis and Elizabeth Piekarz-Porter of University of Illinois at Chicago published an article in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice on state legislation related to high school sports participation fees. Budget cuts have forced many school districts to prioritize school programs, and extracurricular activities such as sports are often viewed as less essential than academics.

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LIHTC

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Program is the nation's single most important source for building and preserving safe and decent affordable rental housing. It is also a potentially powerful tool for improving the health and well-being of low-income families.