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What’s Next in Israel

article icon Issue Brief The March 17 election results will likely lead to a narrow right-wing government in Israel. The Obama administration must balance fundamental disagreements with the need to maintain its relationship with a key Middle Eastern ally.

by Shlomo Brom | Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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Strengthening the Foundations of U.S.-Israel Ties at a Time of Change in the Middle East

article icon Issue Brief The strategic rationale for the U.S.-Israel partnership must evolve with the changing geopolitical and regional context.

by Brian Katulis & Dan Arbell | Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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Hours Flexibility and the Gender Gap in Pay

book_alt2 icon Report There is a large hourly wage penalty associated with working fewer hours per week, and although the effect is similar by gender, women are more greatly affected because they are more likely to work fewer than 40 hours per week.

by Claudia Goldin | Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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Federal Appeals Court Dismissal of Immigration Lawsuit Has Significant Implications for the DHS Immigration Policies

article icon Issue Brief The recent 5th Circuit Court decision in a case that challenged the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program has important, positive implications for the government’s defense of the pending challenges to the Obama administration’s 2014 immigration policies.

by Marshall Fitz & Stephen Legomsky | Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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Women of Color and the Gender Wage Gap

article icon Issue Brief Women of color experience a wider gender wage gap, on average, compared with white women.

by Milia Fisher | Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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Getting to a Final Agreement: Nuclear Negotiations with Iran and Congressional Action

article icon Issue Brief A final nuclear agreement with Iran may be within reach, but both Congress and the White House must remain vigilant and clear-eyed about the hurdles.

by Vikram Singh, Brian Katulis, Rudy deLeon, Hardin Lang, Lawrence J. Korb, Shlomo Brom, Ken Sofer | Monday, April 13, 2015

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Why Courts Matter

article icon Issue Brief Legal disputes over gun violence, money in politics, and voting rights illustrate the profound impact that U.S. federal courts have on the lives of all Americans.

by Michele L. Jawando & Sean Wright | Monday, April 13, 2015

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Profiles: The State of Early Childhood Programs

article icon Fact Sheet Despite efforts to promote early childhood education, states must make additional investments in early childhood programs in order to increase accessibility and improve or maintain quality.

by the Early Childhood Policy Team | Friday, April 10, 2015

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How We Can Build Upon No Child Left Behind’s Progress for Students With Disabilities in a Reauthorized ESEA

article icon Issue Brief Educational outcomes for students with disabilities have significantly improved under the No Child Left Behind Act.

by Chelsea Straus | Thursday, April 2, 2015

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Dramatic Action, Dramatic Improvement

article icon Issue Brief Research suggests that school turnaround is possible in the presence of a concerted strategy and comprehensive, dramatic actions.

by Tiffany D. Miller & Catherine Brown | Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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March 2015

article icon Issue Brief Policymakers need to build on successes of past progressive policies by implementing measures that raise wages and boost productivity growth.

by Christian E. Weller & Jackie Odum | Friday, March 27, 2015

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Improving Abortion Access by Expanding Those Who Provide Care

article icon Issue Brief Recent policy change affecting abortion care has mainly included reducing access, but some states and laws are actually increasing access.

by Donna Barry & Julia Rugg | Thursday, March 26, 2015

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Increasing Postsecondary Attainment Through Smarter Student-Loan Repayment

book_alt2 icon Report A modern student-loan repayment system should promote affordable repayment and eliminate default by using the tax system to automatically enroll students in a single, simple repayment plan that suits them financially.

by Elizabeth Baylor & David A. Bergeron | Thursday, March 26, 2015

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Opportunities for the Green Climate Fund in 2015

article icon Issue Brief Countries—including the United States—need to start meeting their financial pledges to the Green Climate Fund so that it can begin to help solve the climate challenge.

by Pete Ogden & Gwynne Taraska | Monday, March 23, 2015

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Expanding Opportunities in America’s Urban Areas

article icon Issue Brief To ensure that more people benefit from the opportunities cities create, the Center for American Progress has compiled key policy proposals that address the challenges faced by distressed urban areas.

by the Poverty to Prosperity Program & the CAP Economic Policy Team | Monday, March 23, 2015

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