Issue Brief Some school districts are more productive than others, but district leaders might have little control over spending their funds in ways that can improve outcomes.
Report We need to address inequity in state aid to school districts in order to help fiscally disadvantaged districts reach a level playing field.
Issue Brief Social Security Disability Insurance has been a core pillar of our nation’s Social Security system for nearly six decades, offering critical protection when Americans need it most.
Issue Brief Chinese leaders are unleashing a wave of new policies that fast track energy and emission reforms in select urban areas while laying the foundation for a more gradual shift nationwide.
Report Religious liberty protections must strongly protect both individuals and religious institutions, but must be limited when the exercise imposes costs or burdens on others.
Report The president has broad—although not absolute—executive authority to set enforcement priorities, defer deportations of unauthorized immigrants, and mitigate some of the harshest effects of our broken immigration system.
Report A series of case studies sheds light on the changing landscape of school leadership and principal professional development.
Daniel J. Weiss, Senior Fellow and Director of Climate Strategy at the Center for American Progress, submitted testimony to the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on "How to Harness a Game-Changing Resource for Export, Domestic Consumption, and Transportation Fuel."
Report Through targeted reform efforts, states, districts, and school leaders—as well as policymakers and communities of color—can improve the retention rates and effectiveness of teachers of color.
Report By embracing big data and management technology, K-12 schools can raise student achievement and reduce costs.
Issue Brief Five years after the Great Recession, conservative lawmakers continue to stifle our economy and the middle class.
Report States and districts across the country are using promising and effective practices to implement the Common Core, but more work remains to ensure a smooth transition to the new standards.
Issue Brief Guaranteed overtime rights are on the brink of extinction if the U.S. Department of Labor does not move to protect them.