The Treasury Department’s Regulations for Opportunity Zones Ignore the Communities They Should Serve
Guidelines released today by the Treasury Department do not ensure that struggling communities will be the main beneficiaries of Opportunity Zone funds.
Education Is on the Ballot This November
This November, voters in at least 35 states will have the chance to accept or reject roughly 150 education policy and funding questions in the form of ballot measures.
Profit Before Kids
For-profit virtual charter schools consistently underperform other public schools. Available financial records demonstrate that large for-profit virtual charter school operators allocate public dollars toward advertising, executive compensation, lobbying, and profit at the expense of instruction.
Did a 2015 Flores Court Ruling Increase the Number of Families Arriving at the Southwest Border?
Analysis of border apprehension numbers does not provide any evidence that the 2015 Flores court ruling increased the number of families arriving at the border.
Change the Terms: Reducing Hate Online
As internet platforms provide more opportunities for people around the world to connect, they have also provided a forum for certain groups to spread hate, fear, and abusive behavior. The deadly neo-Nazi march in Charlottesville, Virginia, was organized with the use of Facebook, PayPal, and Discord.
1333 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA
Center for American Progress
The Forgotten Faces of Student Loan Default
Several overlooked groups of students—including veterans and students with disabilities—continue to struggle with loan repayment.
The Origins of Russia’s Broad Political Assault on the United States
The Russian attack on U.S. democracy began in 2014 and is more wide-ranging and coordinated than previously understood. How the United States responds requires a strategy that both applies pressure on Russia via additional sanctions and improves the United States’ defensive capabilities against further Russian interference.
Tired Narratives, Weary Publics
The United States must strengthen its public diplomacy strategy to better compete with Iran in the struggle for power and influence in the Middle East.
4 Ways to Improve Access to Mental Health Services in Asian American Communities
More than 7 million Asian Americans reported poor mental health status in 2017, but too many face systemic barriers to treatment.
The Illiberal International: Michael McFaul on Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia, and Vladimir Putin
Daniella and Ed sit down with Michael McFaul, the former U.S. ambassador to Russia, and discuss the state of diplomacy under President Trump in light of the alleged murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Affordable Child Care and Early Learning for All Families
Voters across the political spectrum express a strong desire for state and federal governments to tackle issues involving affordable child care and expanded access to early learning.
Proposed Bill Would Help American Families Afford Child Care
By passing the Child Care for Working Families Act, Congress has an opportunity to address the nation’s child care crisis and benefit families and workers in every state.