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Ensuring Access to Family Planning Services for All

article icon Issue Brief While women have access to family planning services at a multitude of health care facilities—and while a wide spectrum of funding sources covers contraceptives and those services—we are not doing enough to ensure access for all women.

By Donna Barry and Amelia Esenstad | Thursday, October 23, 2014

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The Facts on Immigration Today

article icon Issue Brief Everything you need to know about our foreign-born population, their impact on the economy, current immigration policy, and the voting power of new Americans.

By the CAP Immigration Team | Thursday, October 23, 2014

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Sisi’s First 100 Days

article icon Issue Brief Egypt, the region’s largest country, continues to face a long list of challenges on the economic, security, and political fronts.

By Brian Katulis, Mokhtar Awad, and Hardin Lang | Monday, October 20, 2014

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9 Things to Know About Gun Violence in Washington State

article icon Issue Brief There are many facets of gun violence in Washington state that stand out as exception, unusual, or above the national average, and the state can do more to prevent gun deaths and keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people.

By Chelsea Parsons and Lauren Speigel | Thursday, October 16, 2014

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The War Chest

book_alt2 icon Report As the war in Afghanistan draws down, it’s time to wind down the war chest.

By Katherine Blakeley and Lawrence J. Korb | Thursday, October 16, 2014

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A Win-Win for Working Families and State Budgets

book_alt2 icon Report Increasing the minimum wage in concert with expanding Medicaid would not only boost the incomes of low-wage working families and increase access to healthcare but would also be a boon to state budgets.

By Rachel West and Michael Reich | Thursday, October 16, 2014

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Ensuring Access to Sexually Transmitted Infection Care for All

article icon Issue Brief Increased funding and a wide variety of health care facilities and providers that can prevent, detect, and treat sexually transmitted infections are keys to reducing this underappreciated public health problem.

By Donna Barry and McKinley Sherrod | Thursday, October 16, 2014

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Testing Overload in America’s Schools

book_alt2 icon Report States and school districts are far from the goal of better, fairer, and fewer tests.

By Melissa Lazarín | Thursday, October 16, 2014

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Next-Generation Accountability Systems

book_alt2 icon Report States are moving beyond No Child Left Behind-era accountability to start building their own next-generation accountability systems.

By Center for American Progress and The Council of Chief State School Officers | Thursday, October 16, 2014

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Aligning and Investing in Infant and Toddler Programs

book_alt2 icon Report Investments in infants and toddlers—the most racially and ethnically diverse group in U.S. history—are a down payment on a brighter future for us all.

By Maryam Adamu, Katie Hamm, Tim Vance, and Farah Ahmad | Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Fact Sheets: Protecting Women from Gun Violence

article icon Fact Sheet Some states have already enacted some of these policies, but many are falling short in enacting strong laws to protect women from fatal gun violence.

By Chelsea Parsons, Lauren Speigel, and Lindsey Zwicker | Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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Retailer Revelations

book_alt2 icon Report America’s retailers need a strong and expanding middle class. That’s why it’s time for retailers to back a policy agenda that addresses middle-class weakness and stagnant wages, which will boost the economy and grow corporate bottom lines.

By Brendan Duke and Ike Lee | Monday, October 13, 2014

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A Quick Guide on the Human Rights of Women

article icon Fact Sheet Health, rights, and justice promote gender equality.

By Heidi Williamson | Thursday, October 9, 2014

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China’s Path to Financial Reform

book_alt2 icon Report Deeper structural changes are needed to reform China’s financial system and to rebalance its economy.

By Adam Hersh | Wednesday, October 8, 2014

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Linked Learning

book_alt2 icon Report Linked Learning offers a promising systemic approach to high school reform that is designed to address challenges facing underserved students who have been ill prepared for college and career.

By Monica R. Almond and Tiffany D. Miller | Tuesday, October 7, 2014

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