New data show that child care expenses amount to 35 percent of low-income families’ earnings.
Land conservation and access can help states grow this critical sector.
Efforts to address college affordability must be paired with solutions for individuals who already have student loan debt.
Universal coverage plans, including CAP’s Medicare Extra for All proposal, would improve health care access for children and their families.
The Center for American Progress proposes a budget plan to address our most pressing national challenges.
A lack of child care during the summer pushes parents to make job sacrifices that compromise their incomes and job security.
Medication abortion is an important tool to expand access to abortion care and protect reproductive autonomy.
The politics of negotiating with North Korea have changed—at least for the moment—and the United States and the international community should seize this opportunity to make progress before it disappears.
Federal law requires college accreditation agencies to include public representation on their boards, but too often, these commissioners lack backgrounds sufficiently independent of the colleges they oversee.
The U.S. tax system has played a significant role in the growth of economic inequality by failing to tax those with extreme wealth—but there are ways to rebalance the tax code and put the economy on a better track.
With U.S. fisheries reeling from climate change and other threats, marine protected areas—especially highly and fully protected MPAs—are powerful tools to rebuild, protect, and sustain fisheries and ocean ecosystems.
The public and Congress need to pay more attention to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ deregulatory strategy for education.
Over the past year, eight states have updated their sex education standards, and seven more states have advanced legislation to do so as well.
The ideal AVR policy model allows eligible registrants to opt out of voter registration after agency transactions.
Noncompetitive leasing—the bargain bin of the federal onshore oil and gas program—is wasteful, unnecessary, and largely shielded from public scrutiny.