Latest from Kate Rabinowitz

How the racial makeup of where you live has changed since 1990

A Washington Post analysis of newly released tract-level census data reveals the shifting racial composition of neighborhoods nationwide.
  • Aug 13, 2021

Home schooling exploded among Black, Asian and Latino students. But it wasn’t just the pandemic.

The migration from mainstream schooling has been fueled in part by concerns about racism.
  • Jul 27, 2021

The joy of Juneteenth: America’s long and uneven march from slavery to freedom

Juneteenth history explained: The celebration when Texas’s enslaved men, women and children were set free on June 19, 1865.
  • Jun 19, 2021

Sixty percent of students in Washington region have not had any learning in a school building since March 2020.

In-person rates are lowest in D.C. and Prince George’s County, highest in Arlington
  • May 30, 2021

Infrastructure plan calls for fixing the nation’s existing roads. Some states are still focused on expansion.

President Biden's plan puts the focus on repairing roads, calling for a $50 billion fix-it-right fund to restore 20,000 miles of highways and streets.
  • May 23, 2021

The pandemic changed the workday, but will transit riders return?

Public transit demand during the pandemic has shifted to neighborhoods with high numbers of Black, Hispanic and lower-income workers, flattening peak travel periods and forcing transit agencies to respond to new patterns, a Washington Post analysis of national data shows.
  • May 17, 2021

Biden’s stimulus bill is a ‘game-changer.’ Here’s what that means for the D.C. region

Local governments are still analyzing the bill to see what the total impact will be, but experts say struggling residents can expect a significant boost.
  • Mar 12, 2021

The officials Joe Biden picked to fill his Cabinet

Here are the people Joe Biden chose to fill his Cabinet. Among his picks: White House veterans, but many historical firsts.
  • Jan 19, 2021