Anna Gassman-Pines and Laura Bellows looked at the timing of food stamp benefits and student test scores in North Carolina. Math scores for third- through eighth-graders appear to peak around days 20-24 in the food stamp cycle, while reading scores peak from days 15-19.
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“I am pretty sure that if President Obama had delivered these remarks instead of the ones he actually delivered he would have connected better with the American people.”
At the Paris climate talks, where ministers are hammering out an international deal to curb climate change, two huge debates remain unresolved: the long-term global warming target and the amount and nature of finance that will flow to poor countries.