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Hidden Money

States and districts should consider policies to offset school funding inequities caused by parent donations.

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Iran Is ‘On Notice’—What’s Next?

The United States needs a strong defense and a smart offense; it must also avoid the unilateral disarmament offered in Trump’s budget proposal.

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Trump: Making the Trade Deficit Great Again

President Trump’s combination of tax cuts, hawkish monetary policy, and financial deregulation will cause the U.S. dollar and trade deficit to rise.

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Rejuvenating the U.S. Partnership with Kuwait

Kuwait remains a vital U.S. security, counterterrorism, and humanitarian partner in the Middle East. The Trump administration should invest in the U.S.-Kuwait relationship to expand cooperation and build ties with young Kuwaitis.

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International Approaches to Closing the Gender Wage Gap

While achieving progress on national work-life and anti-discrimination policies has been all but politically impossible in the United States in the past few decades, industrialized and developing countries alike are comprehensively addressing both facets of the gender wage gap.

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Green Is Good

Recent policy developments have spurred investment in conservation, but an executive order signed by President Trump now undermines efforts to unlock economic growth and a better future for America’s land, water, and wildlife.

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Trump University: A Look at an Enduring Education Scandal

As the long-standing legal case on Trump University comes to a close, this brief looks at new evidence and insights on Trump and his hallmark educational initiative.

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Getting What We Pay for on Quality Assurance

It should be no surprise that access to federal higher education dollars for financial aid is not secure if accreditors have little to spend on gatekeeping.

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Communities of Color Cannot Afford a Weakened CFPB

The Trump administration and Congress are threatening the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s role in defending communities of color in banking.

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