ADVISORY: U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Women’s Issues to Discuss Women’s Economic Success and Global Growth

Washington, D.C. –The U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer will participate in a special conversation at the Center for American Progress with CAP President Neera Tanden as part of our Women’s Leadership Series. Ambassador Verveer will reflect on her experience championing women’s issues around the world and what she sees as the challenges...

RELEASE: The State of Women of Color in the United States

Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, CAP's Progress 2050 and FIRE Initiative released an issue brief on “The State of Women of Color in the United States” at an event with Tina Tchen, chief of staff to the first lady and executive director of the White House Council on Women and girls; The Root’s Jenée Desmond-Harris; Eesha...

RELEASE: Report Finds Billions in Bad Education Investments

Read the report. Washington, D.C. — Today a new report released by the Center for American Progress reveals that states across the nation spent nearly $15 billion a year in bad investments because of the so-called master's degree bump. Teachers with advanced degrees are generally compensated with additional salary or stipends, known as the master’s...

ADVISORY: Under Secretary of the Treasury Lael Brainard to Discuss U.S.-China Economic Relationship, Challenges, and Opportunities

Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, July 18, the Center for American Progress will host a keynote address by Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs Lael Brainard to be followed by a discussion of the challenges and opportunities posed by the U.S.-China economic relationship. President Barack Obama’s announcement to “rebalance to Asia” reflects an...

RELEASE: Florida Students Say Schoolwork Is Too Easy

Read the report. Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress released a new state-by-state analysis of student surveys that looks at the rigor of school work and how much students are engaged in an education that will prepare them for college and the modern workplace. The report found, for instance, that in Florida,...

RELEASE: Arizona Students Say Schoolwork Is Too Easy

Read the report. Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress released a new state-by-state analysis of student surveys that looks at the rigor of school work and how much students are engaged in an education that will prepare them for college and the modern workplace. The report found, for instance, that in Arizona,...

RELEASE: Michigan Students Say Classwork Is Too Easy

Read the report. Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress released a new state-by-state analysis of student surveys that looks at the rigor of school work and how much students are engaged in an education that will prepare them for college and the modern workplace. The report found, for instance, that in Michigan,...

RELEASE: Massachusetts Students Say Schoolwork Is Too Easy

Read the report. Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress released a new state-by-state analysis of student surveys that looks at the rigor of school work and how much students are engaged in an education that will prepare them for college and the modern workplace. The report found, for instance, that in Massachusetts,...