Congressional reauthorization of the ESEA should include measures to reduce the funding inequities between the public schools that serve affluent versus low-income students.
As long as Congress continues to require ICE to detain 34,000 people daily in order to fill an arbitrary quota, LGBT immigrants will continue to be vulnerable to abuse in detention.
To build an environmentally and economically robust Blue Economy, the United States and China must expand cooperation.
As low-income pool funding expires, governors and state legislators in Florida, Texas, Tennessee, and Kansas must act to expand Medicaid to provide low-income residents with insurance coverage.
Government policies must foster community cohesion and incorporate community input in climate resilience and mitigation plans.
Generational differences can play a role in complicating the conversation around women's leadership and breaking down barriers to equality.
Ensuring that both parents and children have access to quality English language instruction will increase the economic well being of families and communities.
Congress should use this year's defense authorization bill to modernize the U.S. military compensation system.
The Department of the Interior should strengthen its proposed rule to ensure that taxpayers get a fair return on coal mined from public lands.
As Congress considers reauthorizing Federal Aviation Administration operations, it should consider the successes of the current system as well as the uncertain consequences of privatization.
The U.S. Department of Energy must finalize a rule that would make federal government buildings more environmentally friendly.
Policymakers at all levels of government must act to make coastal communities more resilient to the effects of climate change.
The Murray-Scott minimum wage bill would deliver a long-overdue wage hike to many working Americans and a boost to the U.S. economy.
Properly designed, home ownership programs could avoid the pitfalls of past efforts and help more Americans transition from leasing to owning a home.
Teachers are hard at work implementing the Common Core standards each day, and their input on implementation is vitally important to its success.