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Measuring What Matters

Edward Crowe details a new system for holding teacher preparation programs accountable for their graduates' results in the classroom.

REPORT

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Turn Off the Oil Subsidy Spigot

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.

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Why Do We Give Oil Companies Such Large Subsidies?

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.

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Feeding Opportunity

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.

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The Big Oil Discount

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.

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Eliminating Tax Subsidies for Oil Companies

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.

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Cutting Fat with Coordination

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.

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Pumping Tax Dollars to Big Oil

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.

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America’s Hidden Power Bill

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.

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i3 Brings Innovation to Education

Sima J. Gandhi explains how Congress can improve educational outcomes by investing in programs that encourage innovation while emphasizing results.

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Education Transformation

Doing What Works project report analyzes federal education programs up for elimination, consolidation, or restructuring.

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Can We End Child Hunger by 2015?

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.

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