Edward Crowe details a new system for holding teacher preparation programs accountable for their graduates' results in the classroom.
A new green jobs bill offers lawmakers a chance to establish performance measures for energy tax expenditures, argue Richard W. Caperton and Sima J. Gandhi.
Congress dropped the ball three weeks ago on eliminating big oil tax subsidies, but it still has a chance to act, writes Sima J. Gandhi.
Sima J. Gandhi explains why oil companies get such large government handouts, why they take such little responsibility when they cause disasters, and what we can do to hold them more responsible.
Report from Joel Berg explains why we need to care about child hunger and outlines strategies for eradicating it as part of a goal to cut poverty in half in 10 years.
BP and other oil companies are able to take advantage of many loopholes and subsidies that distort the marketplace to their advantage, writes Sima Gandhi.
President Obama proposes eliminating nine different tax expenditures primarily benefiting oil companies in his 2011 budget, would save the government about $45 billion over the next 10 years, writes Sima J. Gandhi.
An effective antiobesity strategy will require agencies to work together toward a common goal; Joel Berg provides recommendations for doing what works to get there.
It’s time for Congress to re-examine its priorities when it comes to tax subsidies for oil companies, which total billions of dollars a year.
Report from Richard W. Caperton and Sima J. Gandhi argues that federal tax expenditures for energy should receive equal treatment with direct spending in the budget process.
Sima J. Gandhi explains how Congress can improve educational outcomes by investing in programs that encourage innovation while emphasizing results.
Doing What Works project report analyzes federal education programs up for elimination, consolidation, or restructuring.
The Senate child nutrition bill doesn’t go far enough in achieving the president’s bold goal of ending child hunger in five years, writes Joel Berg.
Report from Joel Berg offers recommendations for making federal food programs more effective.