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Three Percenters

Violent Words, Violent Crimes

book_alt2 icon Report Anti-government extremism, tensions over control of public lands, and easy access to guns collide in Nevada, with devastating consequences.

by Chelsea Parsons, Annette Magnus, Jordan Jones | Thursday, September 22, 2016

Hurricane Ike damage

The Costs of Climate Inaction

article icon 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.

by Erin Auel and Alison Cassady | Thursday, September 22, 2016

School hall

Counsel or Criminalize?

article icon Issue Brief Public schools have not adapted to address students’ mental, social, and emotional barriers to learning, and children of color are disproportionately affected.

by Perpetual Baffour | Thursday, September 22, 2016

A family at home

The Cost of Work-Family Policy Inaction

book_alt2 icon Report The lack of work-family policies in the United States costs working families billions of dollars in lost wages every year.

by Sarah Jane Glynn and Danielle Corley | Thursday, September 22, 2016

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Tax Simplification That Works for Everyone

book_alt2 icon Report Three big steps can make the U.S. tax code simpler, while improving tax fairness and the nation’s long-term fiscal health.

by Alexandra Thornton | Thursday, September 22, 2016

Workers in silhouette

The Economic Impacts of Removing Unauthorized Immigrant Workers

book_alt2 icon 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.

by Ryan Edwards and Francesc Ortega | Wednesday, September 21, 2016

home visiting

Home Visiting 101

article icon Fact Sheet This fact sheet explains how evidence-based home visiting programs improve outcomes for at-risk children and families from the start.

by Leila Schochet and Rachel Herzfeldt-Kamprath | Friday, September 16, 2016

Kerry in Greenland

Avoiding a Full Arctic Meltdown

book_alt2 icon Report This fall, world leaders and science ministers have a shot at stepping up global action to avert catastrophic Arctic and global climate change.

by Cathleen Kelly and Kelsey Schober | Thursday, September 15, 2016

Teacher and students

Educator Pipeline at Risk

book_alt2 icon 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.

by Lisette Partelow and Christina Baumgardner | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Commercial fishing in Chesapeake Bay

America’s Blueprint for Sustainable Fisheries

book_alt2 icon 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.

by Michael Conathan and Avery Siciliano | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

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Budgeting for Public Investments and Economic Growth

article icon Issue Brief Here are four ways that policymakers can better measure how public investments grow the economy.

by Harry Stein | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Ranch house

Opportunities for Promoting Credit for Affordable Housing in Rural America

article icon Issue Brief The affordable housing challenges facing rural communities demand a careful look at strategies that can boost credit and help rural communities thrive.

by Shiv Rawal, Sarah Edelman, Gerado Sanz | Tuesday, September 13, 2016

School turnaround

7 Tenets for Sustainable School Turnaround

book_alt2 icon 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.

by Scott Sargrad, Samantha Batel, Karen Hawley Miles, Karen Baroody | Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Public school buses

7 Tenets to Sustain Successful School Turnaround

article icon Fact Sheet This fact sheet provides a guide for state policymakers to improve their most struggling schools.

by Scott Sargrad, Samantha Batel, Karen Hawley Miles, Karen Baroody | Tuesday, September 13, 2016

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The Big Difference Between Women and Men’s Earnings After College

article icon 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.

by Antoinette Flores | Tuesday, September 13, 2016

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