When legislators pick their voters through gerrymandering, they are less accountable and responsive to the public policy preferences of their constituents.
Passing the Dream Act and putting young unauthorized immigrants on a pathway to citizenship would bring substantial benefits for the U.S. economy.
Leadership by governors and lawmakers in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New York demonstrates how key reforms can drive private investment in an abundant, climate-safe resource.
States, teacher preparation programs, and alternative certification programs are taking steps to build a more diverse and selective pool of educators.
The federal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program provides evidence-based services to mothers and children that help their whole families.
This fact sheet highlights nine practical steps that local, state, and federal officials can take to create resilient elections and protect self-government.
While the Trump administration slashes support for criminal justice reform, Congress can push the country toward smart criminal justice policies through appropriations.
A significant federal investment in child care is urgently needed to make child care more affordable for and accessible to families, promote healthy development in young children, and create well-paying jobs in the growing care industry.
A new climate fund could allow Americans to support the global climate effort.
Most part-time college students never make it to graduation. The higher education system must do better.
Students and schools need advocates to fight to preserve federal funding and minimize the damage of Trump-DeVos proposals.
Overlooking some of Pyongyang’s biggest weak spots and allowing Beijing to pretend it doesn’t own the North Korea problem undermines U.S. efforts to address the North Korean threat.
CAP’s geographic study of child care markets finds that approximately half of Americans across 22 states live in areas with an undersupply of child care options.
The Trump administration should not walk away from a decade of U.S. investment in Lebanon’s armed forces and counterterrorism institutions, which remain on the front line of the campaign against the Islamic State.
Pay-as-you-go rules could be used to combat congressional Republican attempts to cut taxes for the wealthy that add to the federal deficit and debt.