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Sophie Quinton covers higher education and economic development as a Staff Correspondent at National Journal. Sophie has previously covered the White House, politics, health care and national security, and she now writes for the Next America project. She graduated from Yale University with a degree in English.

 

Latest From Sophie Quinton

How Car Ownership Helps the Working Poor Get Ahead

Access to public transit helps, but it's not enough to connect some workers with economic opportunity.

One Good Idea: A College Savings Account for Every Child

A study finds that students who had saved between $1 and $500 were four times more likely to graduate than students with no savings at all.

Hispanic Wealth Could Triple by 2025

Population growth will drive the trend, according to a report from the St. Louis Fed. The average Hispanic family likely still won't see many gains.

How Johnny Hernandez Became San Antonio’s Top Chef

For this small-business owner, it all started in his dad's kitchen.

Where Homeowners Are Still Underwater

Some low-income, mostly minority neighborhoods may never recover from the mortgage crisis.   

The Future of Small-Business Lending Looks a Lot Less Sketchy

A California nonprofit reinvents the merchant cash advance with loans that could expand access to capital and won't bankrupt small-business owners.

This Urban Research University Is Also an Economic Powerhouse

Resources for entrepreneurs and industry partnerships have made it easier than ever for University of Minnesota inventions to hit the market.

Show More from Sophie Quinton

How Car Ownership Helps the Working Poor Get Ahead

Access to public transit helps, but it's not enough to connect some workers with economic opportunity.

One Good Idea: A College Savings Account for Every Child

A study finds that students who had saved between $1 and $500 were four times more likely to graduate than students with no savings at all.

Hispanic Wealth Could Triple by 2025

Population growth will drive the trend, according to a report from the St. Louis Fed. The average Hispanic family likely still won't see many gains.

How Johnny Hernandez Became San Antonio’s Top Chef

For this small-business owner, it all started in his dad's kitchen.

Where Homeowners Are Still Underwater

Some low-income, mostly minority neighborhoods may never recover from the mortgage crisis.   

The Future of Small-Business Lending Looks a Lot Less Sketchy

A California nonprofit reinvents the merchant cash advance with loans that could expand access to capital and won't bankrupt small-business owners.

This Urban Research University Is Also an Economic Powerhouse

Resources for entrepreneurs and industry partnerships have made it easier than ever for University of Minnesota inventions to hit the market.

Show More from Sophie Quinton