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White Elephant Watch: Vol. 5

Interstate 11 would lead to more low-density, auto-dependent development, produce significant environmental harms, and fail to address metropolitan area congestion in Phoenix and Tucson.

ISSUE BRIEF

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Student Mobility, Backfill, and Charter Schools

Switching schools can have negative effects for students and their new schools; districts and charter schools should therefore have equitable approaches to accepting new students and backfilling open seats.

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How States Are Combating Trump’s ACA Sabotage

In the face of the Trump administration’s continual sabotage of the Affordable Care Act, several states have adopted innovative reforms to protect their residents’ health care.

COLUMN

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The Companies With the Best Kept Secret in the Arctic Refuge

With the Trump administration intent on holding an oil and gas lease sale in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge this year, three corporations have gone to extreme lengths to keep secret their information about what lies beneath it.

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How Oakland, California, Radically Reduced Violence

This week, Ed spoke with Capt. Ersie Joyner of the Oakland Police Department about the city's successful and comprehensive Ceasefire program to address gun violence and crime in the community.

PODCAST

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Momentum Is Building to Modernize Sex Education

Over the past year, eight states have updated their sex education standards, and seven more states have advanced legislation to do so as well.

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Voter-Determined Districts

Truly fair U.S. electoral districts would allow the views of elected representatives to better reflect those of the people who elect them.

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