Alissa Quart

Alissa Quart is the executive editor the Economic Hardship Reporting Project. She is the author of Branded and Republic of Outsiders.

Here Come the Public-School Consultants

Many urban school systems are so confusing—and so unequal—that some parents are hiring private experts to help them figure out where to send their kids.

The Fight for Jackson's Last Abortion Clinic

A new bill could rid Mississippi of its clinics. Here is what's at stake.