Violent Words, Violent Crimes
Report Anti-government extremism, tensions over control of public lands, and easy access to guns collide in Nevada, with devastating consequences.
The Costs of Climate Inaction
Issue Brief Over the past decade, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has spent billions of taxpayer dollars to repair damage from extreme weather, a price tag that could increase with climate change.
Counsel or Criminalize?
Issue Brief Public schools have not adapted to address students’ mental, social, and emotional barriers to learning, and children of color are disproportionately affected.
The Cost of Work-Family Policy Inaction
Report The lack of work-family policies in the United States costs working families billions of dollars in lost wages every year.
Tax Simplification That Works for Everyone
Report Three big steps can make the U.S. tax code simpler, while improving tax fairness and the nation’s long-term fiscal health.
The Economic Impacts of Removing Unauthorized Immigrant Workers
Report The United States as a whole, as well as each state, stands to suffer widespread economic losses under a policy that removes unauthorized immigrants.
Home Visiting 101
Fact Sheet This fact sheet explains how evidence-based home visiting programs improve outcomes for at-risk children and families from the start.
Avoiding a Full Arctic Meltdown
Report This fall, world leaders and science ministers have a shot at stepping up global action to avert catastrophic Arctic and global climate change.
Educator Pipeline at Risk
Report There is little research on why teacher preparation enrollment has been declining nationwide since the 2009-10 academic year, but this report finds that certain state policies were associated with a less precipitous decline.
America’s Blueprint for Sustainable Fisheries
Report Ten years after landmark bipartisan legislation made U.S. fisheries the most sustainably managed in the world, it’s time to think about what comes next for fish, fishermen, and fishing communities.
Budgeting for Public Investments and Economic Growth
Issue Brief Here are four ways that policymakers can better measure how public investments grow the economy.
Opportunities for Promoting Credit for Affordable Housing in Rural America
Issue Brief The affordable housing challenges facing rural communities demand a careful look at strategies that can boost credit and help rural communities thrive.
7 Tenets for Sustainable School Turnaround
Report CAP and ERS outline sustainable turnaround practices for state policymakers and recommend the appropriate roles for the federal government, states, districts, and schools to play in supporting successful turnaround efforts.
7 Tenets to Sustain Successful School Turnaround
Fact Sheet This fact sheet provides a guide for state policymakers to improve their most struggling schools.
The Big Difference Between Women and Men’s Earnings After College
Issue Brief A complete look at the gender wage gap and how it changes over time among students who enrolled at public and private nonprofit four-year colleges across the country.