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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

Keeping Campaign Cash Out of North Carolina Courts

Coal ash in Dan River article icon Fact Sheet The repeal of public financing for judicial candidates could give corporate polluters and other donors more influence in North Carolina courts.

By Billy Corriher and Sean Wright | Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Fostering Safety

A Spanish and English welcome sign article icon Issue Brief The risk of sexual assault and abuse of young lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender immigrants in U.S. custody demands swift implementation of stronger protections.

By Sharita Gruberg and Hannah Hussey | Tuesday, September 30, 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

High Hopes, Modest Expectations

Modi at Madison Square GardenPresident Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet for the first time today to discuss their strategic partnership and to build upon the already strong foundation between the United States and India.

By Aarthi Gunasekaran and Vikram Singh | Monday, September 29, 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

The Cognitive Science Behind the Common Core

Common Core classroom book_alt2 icon Report The cognitive science that provides the basis for the Common Core State Standards will lead to improved student learning.

By Max Marchitello and Megan Wilhelm | Friday, September 26, 2014

Politics Threaten Efforts to Improve K-12 Education

Common Core debate article icon Issue Brief Over the past year, the Common Core State Standards have become increasingly contentious. But research shows support for the Common Core’s principles remains high.

By Max Marchitello | Friday, September 26, 2014

Time to Update 1980s Air Quality Standards for Drilling in the Arctic

Alaska article icon Issue Brief New air quality regulations from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management should require that oil and gas companies seeking to drill in the Arctic limit black carbon emissions low enough to protect the climate in addition to human health.

By Rebecca Lefton | Friday, September 26, 2014

September 2014

A mother sets the dinner table. article icon Issue Brief New economic data shows that post-recession gains continue to go to the wealthiest while the middle class continues to be squeezed.

By Christian E. Weller and Jackie Odum | Friday, September 26, 2014

Spirited and Faithful: An Interview with Rev. Marvin Ellison on the Role of Faith Leaders in the Reproductive Justice Movement

http://cdn.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Ellison_thumb.jpgSally Steenland interviews Rev. Marvin Ellison, a writer, educator, and advocate for reproductive rights, about his work to organize clergy for reproductive justice.

By Sally Steenland | Thursday, September 25, 2014

The Skinny on Corporate Inversions

article icon Issue Brief A growing number of U.S. companies are using corporate inversions to change their corporate residence—and to avoid U.S. taxes in the process. Here’s what Americans need to know.

By Alexandra Thornton | Thursday, September 25, 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

How to (Not) Get Away with Being Out of Touch

The recent firestorm over a New York Times preview of television’s “How to Get Away With Murder” highlights the fact that pop culture now has the tools to take racial insensitivity to task.

By Sam Fulwood III | Thursday, September 25, 2014