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Why Are Many Women of Color Becoming Entrepreneurs?

Women of color entrepreneurs stand to play an even bigger role in the U.S. economy as the nation becomes more diverse.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The Increased Risk of Hate Violence for LGBT Undocumented Immigrants

We need to reform our immigration laws to protect LGBT immigrants from hate violence.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Increasing Opportunities for Achievement in New York Schools

A new CAP issue brief looks at New York's significant state-level investment in expanded learning time for districts and schools.

Monday, June 9, 2014

How State Takeover Districts Are Affecting Teachers’ Professional Development

A new CAP issue brief looks at lessons learned from the innovation of state takeover districts in the area of teacher professional development.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Decentralized Management Is Helping Schools

A new CAP report discusses the rise of school networks in New York City, Baltimore, Denver, and Chicago.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Further Expanding Access to Rooftop Solar

A new CAP issue brief looks at the adoption of rooftop solar in emerging residential markets.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Understanding the EPA’s Climate Protection Proposal

The public deserves to know the relevant facts in the debate over the Environmental Protection Agency's forthcoming carbon pollution rule.

Monday, June 2, 2014

Austerity Since the Great Recession

Research highlights why austerity has been such a harmful economic policy in the United States and Europe.

Friday, May 30, 2014

How to Reform the Tax Code to Promote College Affordability

Progressive reform of our tax code will support both college access and affordability, as well as help student-loan borrowers.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

How We Should Expand Credit Card Reform

A new CAP issue brief discusses both the successes of the Credit CARD Act and what still needs to be done.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Egypt Is Facing an Uncertain Summer

While it is clear who will win Egypt's upcoming presidential election, it is not clear what he will do and whether the country will stabilize.

Friday, May 23, 2014

How to Adapt to a Hotter United States

Congress needs to increase its assistance for low-income households to help them adapt to the hotter weather that is a result of climate change.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Learning from Germany’s Reform of Its Prescription Drug Market

In a new CAP issue brief, Daniel Bahr, Germany's federal minister of health, explains how wide-reaching reforms to Germany's prescription drug market can inform U.S. research.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Reshaping the Federal Place-Based Agenda

A new CAP report looks at America's first five Promise Zones. It also details how the federal government can improve the initiative and support place-based work.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Optimizing Experience in the Health Care Marketplace

As the next round of open enrollment begins in November, a new and more effective management structure is essential for the Affordable Care Act's next phase of implementation.

Monday, May 19, 2014