Saving the Best for Last
President Obama’s final State of the Union address challenged voters to do the hard work of fulfilling the American promise.
The Path to 270 in 2016
Report This report examines the upcoming 2016 election through a comprehensive analysis and projection of demographic and electoral trends nationally and in 12 battleground states.
Latinos Are Shaping the Future of the United States
Report The development of Latinos as the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population will change the electoral landscape, but the extent of their impact depends on actions related to immigration and trade across the Americas.
When a ‘Race Problem’ Becomes a Social Challenge
Recent high-profile incidents of racism on U.S. college campuses highlight long-term realities for students of color and help reframe the purpose of higher education in the face of demographic shifts.
Investing in the Education of Students of Color Benefits All Americans
As Congress reauthorizes the ESEA, federal lawmakers must make sure that the needs of all students are met.
The Inequality Racism Begets Affects Us All
White Americans are becoming conscious that racism’s insidious effects are not limited to people of color.
America’s Latest Drug Epidemic is a Horse of a Different Color
With heroin ravaging the heartland, U.S. policymakers are rethinking the draconian responses of the past and embracing a more tolerant and compassionate approach.
Invisible by Design
Issue Brief Holding states, districts, and schools accountable for improving the performance of all groups of students remains critical to improving the quality of education in America.
The Myth of Police Reluctance
Despite claims to the contrary, there is no evidence to suggest that the “Hands Up” movement has caused the police to stand down.
More Money, More Problems
Report A new CAP report looks at the challenge of sustaining judicial diversity on the bench in the face of big-money judicial elections.
On Hope, Change, and Having Kids
While some of the optimism surrounding President Barack Obama’s election remains, he is leaving office in a less hopeful climate than when he entered.