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Audio: Why Homeownership Isn’t Catching Up With the Rest of the Economy October 30, 2014 | “On Point with Tom Ashbrook,” National Public Radio

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School discusses low home ownership rates.

Obamacare Faces New Threat as Supreme Court Weighs Appeal October 30, 2014 | Bloomberg News

Theodore Ruger of the Law School comments on the Supreme Court weighing an appeal of the Affordable Care Act.

State Initiatives Widen Reach of ACT, SAT Tests October 29, 2014 | Education Week

Laura Perna of the Graduate School of Education talks about statewide ACT and SAT testing and says, “We need to think carefully about what is the right test and if we need more than one.”

Audio: Change to PLUS Loan Program Hits HBCUs Hard October 28, 2014 | “Marketplace”

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the impact of changes to a federal loan program on historically black colleges and universities.

Here’s Why Penn Produces More Billionaires Than Any Other School in the World October 27, 2014 | Business Insider

Billionaire undergraduate alumni are featured.