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LGBT Communities and the EITC

The authors explain the Earned Income Tax Credit and how proposed modifications to improve its effectiveness can benefit the LGBT community.

| Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Interactive: The Demographic Evolution of the American Electorate, 1980–2060

cursor icon Interactive This interactive shows the growing diversity of every state in the nation from 1980 to 2060.

by Rob Griffin, William H. Frey, Ruy Teixeira | Tuesday, February 24, 2015

States of Change

SOC book_alt2 icon Report The demographics of the United States are projected to become much more diverse in the coming decades and will have significant effects on the nation's voting electorate in all 50 states.

by Ruy Teixeira, William H. Frey, Rob Griffin | Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Executive Action on Immigration

Attempting to deport all 5 million people who would benefit from the president’s directives on immigration would be costly, writes the author.

| Monday, February 23, 2015

What the LGBT Community Needs to Know About the Earned Income Tax Credit in 2015

article icon Fact Sheet This fact sheet explains the Earned Income Tax Credit and how proposed modifications to improve its effectiveness can benefit the LGBT community.

by the Center for American Progress & National LGBTQ Task Force | Monday, February 23, 2015

What Would It Cost to Deport All 5 Million Beneficiaries of Executive Action on Immigration?

immigrant mom and daughter bars icon Charts Attempting to deport all 5 million people who would benefit from the president’s November 20, 2014, directives on immigration would cost more than $50 billion.

by Philip E. Wolgin | Monday, February 23, 2015

Redesigning Teacher Salaries

Teacher compensation reform improves school districts’ ability to attract, retain, and leverage a high-performing teachers, write the authors.

| Friday, February 20, 2015

American History

Conservative efforts to whitewash the history taught in our schools harms students, writes the author.

| Thursday, February 19, 2015

Strengthening Our Economy Through College for All

Penn State campus article icon Issue Brief The United States is less prepared than its competitor nations to meet the demands of the global economy. To address the current and growing skills gap, it is time to ensure that no one will have to worry about where to get the money to enroll in a public college in the United States.

by David A. Bergeron & Carmel Martin | Thursday, February 19, 2015

When it Comes to Teaching History, There Are Lessons for All to Learn

Conservative efforts to whitewash the history taught in our schools not only harms students but also dishonors and degrades the great American story.

by Sam Fulwood III | Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Federal Home Visiting

The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program provides critical support to high-risk children and families across the country, write the authors.

| Wednesday, February 18, 2015

9 Judges, 9 Million Lives

play_alt icon Video On March 4, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell, a lawsuit seeking to strip premium tax credits from people living in states with a federal insurance marketplace under the ACA. Watch this video to learn what's at stake.

by Andrew Satter | Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Do More, Add More, Earn More

An aspiring principal walks through the halls. book_alt2 icon Report An examination of how 10 school districts are redesigning teacher compensation systems so the teachers who make a bigger difference get a bigger paycheck.

by Karen Hawley Miles, Kaitlin Pennington, David Bloom | Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Drilling in the Arctic or the Atlantic? It Could Be All of the Above

Deepwater HorizonWhat President Obama’s draft five-year program means for the future of offshore oil and gas exploration in the Atlantic and Arctic oceans.

by Michael Conathan | Friday, February 13, 2015

The Defense Budget

The Pentagon’s fiscal year 2016 budget request makes important reforms but ignores fiscal and political realities, write the authors.

| Friday, February 13, 2015