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America’s Blueprint for Sustainable Fisheries

Commercial fishing in Chesapeake Bay 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

Budgeting for Public Investments and Economic Growth

An elementary student 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

Opportunities for Promoting Credit for Affordable Housing in Rural America

Ranch house 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

7 Tenets for Sustainable School Turnaround

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

7 Tenets to Sustain Successful School Turnaround

Public school buses 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

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

job line 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

State Legitimacy, Fragile States, and U.S. National Security

Protest in Baghdad book_alt2 icon Report The United States needs to adopt a long-term foreign policy approach to transnational threats by creating an international compact program to support the growth of legitimate, effective governments.

by the CAP National Security and International Policy Team | Monday, September 12, 2016

Achieving Middle-Class Economic Security Through Raising Wages and Rebuilding Wealth

business people article icon Fact Sheet Declining middle-class economic security is a policy choice. Here is a policy agenda for rebuilding it.

| Thursday, September 8, 2016

Raising Wages and Rebuilding Wealth

Crowd book_alt2 icon Report To achieve economic security, middle-class Americans need policies that promote good jobs; a growing, inclusive economy; and affordable child care, higher education, health care, housing, and retirement.

by Carmel Martin, Andy Green, Brendan Duke | Thursday, September 8, 2016

The Process Behind Turkey’s Proposed Extradition of Fethullah Gülen

DOJ building article icon Issue Brief The most high-profile extradition request in recent history may shape Turkey’s relationship with the United States.

by Michael Werz and Max Hoffman | Wednesday, September 7, 2016

To Raise Productivity, Let’s Raise Wages

A robot paints brake drums at a factory. article icon Issue Brief Policymakers trying to reverse the productivity slowdown should focus on policies that raise wages and restore full employment.

by Brendan Duke | Friday, September 2, 2016

Big Business Is Still Dominating State Supreme Courts

state supreme court book_alt2 icon Report Many of the state supreme courts that have seen the most campaign cash—Ohio, Alabama, Texas, and Michigan—have voted more often for corporate defendants and against injured workers, consumers, and patients.

by Billy Corriher | Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Intersection of Policing and Race

Milwaukee police article icon Issue Brief Bridging the divide between communities of color and law enforcement begins by recognizing that discord is rooted in the origins of policing in America.

by Danyelle Solomon | Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on LGBTQ Youth Experiencing Homelessness

protestors for health care in Tennessee article icon Issue Brief New federal rules and state-by-state Medicaid expansion are making health coverage and health care more accessible for LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness.

by Shabab Ahmed Mirza and Kellan Baker | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Better Evidence, Better Choices, Better Schools

book_alt2 icon Report This report outlines eight key ways that states can help school districts make decisions based on evidence and improve their lowest-performing schools.

by Steve Fleischman, Caitlin Scott, Scott Sargrad | Wednesday, August 31, 2016