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Shortsighted Spending Cuts

Harry Stein and Hilary Gelfond explain why austerity is so out of hand.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

The Research-based Practices Behind the Common Core

The Common Core State Standards will lead to improved student learning, explains Max Marchitello and Megan Wilhelm.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Aarthi Gunasekaran and Vikram Singh discuss the meeting between newly elected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Corporate Inversions

Alexandra Thornton explains what Americans need to know when it comes to corporate inversions.

Monday, September 29, 2014

The Efforts to Improve K-12 Education

While the Common Core State Standards have become increasingly contentious, research shows support for the Common Core’s principles remains high.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Out Of Touch Institutional Voices

Pop culture now has the tools to take racial insensitivity to task, says Sam Fulwood III.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Improving Our Tax Code

Despite the political gridlock over taxes, there are actually many areas on which both sides agree, explain the authors.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Controlling Climate Change and Expanding Job Opportunities

Effectively mitigating climate change requires identifying exactly how the United States will transform its energy economy to attain international goals to help protect our climate.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Child Care Regulations

Recent updates to the child care subsidy system bring much-needed changes, writes Maryam Adamu.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Policy Options for Regulating Rifles, Shotguns, and Other Firearms

Arkadi Gerney and Chelsea Parsons explain why it is time to consider new ideas for regulating uniquely dangerous firearms.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Fight Against ISIS and Assad

The Obama administration has an important opportunity to adjust its course in Syria and Iraq, the authors explain.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Immigration Reform Is Good for All

Black Americans have no reason to fear job losses from the promised White House protections for undocumented immigrant families, explains Sam Fulwood III

Friday, September 12, 2014

Encouraging Renters To Save

Drawing on the most successful elements of previous efforts is the key to designing strong and effective renter savings programs, explains David M. Abromowitz and Sarah Edelman.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

An Integrated Strategy to Advance Middle East Stability

Brian Katulis, Hardin Lang, and Vikram Singh argue that combating ISIS in Iraq and Syria will require a concerted diplomatic and security strategy in coordination with U.S. allies around the world.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Promoting Access and Success for All Students

Antoinette Flores explores why several colleges and universities have had greater success than others in graduating both students of color and low-income students.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014