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... perspective, cutting prison costs by investing in education provides the greatest benefit to society as a whole, and ensures that all people--regardless of their past--are given an opportunity to thrive in the future. Kathleen Bender is a former intern for Education Policy at the Center for American Progress.
... "Financing the military through debt sets the nation up for failure and makes the buildup less sustainable." Hopefully, the next Congress will act to ensure that defense spending is brought under control or that taxes are increased. Lawrence J. Korb is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress.

... of $50 in 2018. (A household with one full-time minimum-wage worker has annual earnings of about $15,100.) Rachel West is the director of poverty research at the Center for American Progress. *Author's note: Center for American Progress and GBA Strategies forthcoming poll data on file with author.
Join the Center for American Progress for a discussion between Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and New York City first lady Chirlane McCray on how cities and states are championing policies to combat stigma around mental illness, improve access to mental health treatment, and move from punishment to public ...
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey sits down with Michele and Igor to discuss the renewed debate on guns following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. She shares how her state's strict gun laws have helped make Massachusetts safer and could be a good framework for the nation; her ...
... system--from policing and prosecution to sentencing and subsequent reentry. Daryl V. Atkinson is a nonresident senior fellow with the Center for American Progress and co-director of Forward Justice, a law, policy, and strategy center dedicated to advancing racial, social, and economic justice in the U.S. ...

Michele and Igor are joined by Kenneth B. Morris Jr.--the great-great-great-grandson of Frederick Douglass; the great-great-grandson of Booker T. Washington; and the co-founder and president of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives--to discuss the bicentennial of Douglass' birth, as well as his legacy ...
A recent Center for American Progress report found that "students attending high-poverty schools … only have a 68 percent chance of graduating. In comparison, students attending low-poverty schools … have a 91 percent chance of graduating." The relationship between socioeconomic status and race ...
Ten years ago, the financial crisis began, kicking off the Great Recession. U.S. households lost $19 trillion in wealth, and 8.8 million Americans lost their jobs. The crisis was fueled by predatory lending practices and lax oversight, with its ramifications felt not just in every state, but around the globe.
Akilah Johnson, a reporter with The Boston Globe, joins to discuss the Spotlight series "Boston. Racism. Image. Reality," which confronts the city's racist reputation by examining its social life, academic institutions, health care systems, sports, and newly developed Seaport district. Also, Michele and Igor give ...
This column is part of a series of commentaries from scholars of Turkey reflecting on polling data provided by the Center for American Progress. The poll's findings are summarized here and here, and you can find further commentaries from a range of experts here. For both Turkey's allies in the West and the ...
... Since then, many students have suffered from unaffordable loans and insufficient educations. Millions more will be harmed going forward if this reauthorization does not reform the U.S. accountability system. Ben Miller is the senior director for Postsecondary Education at the Center For American Progress.
In Tuesday's State of the Union address, President Donald Trump called for a modernization and rebuilding of our nuclear arsenal. Daniel Ellsberg, most notable for leaking the Pentagon Papers in 1971, recently revealed new secrets he kept while working as a government consultant at the rand ...
Jasmine Hardy is the video editor for Art and Editorial at the Center For American Progress. Andrew Satter is the director of Video at the Center. Shilpa Phadke is the vice president of the women's Initiative at the Center. Vanessa Gonzales is the associate director of Work and Family Advocacy at the Center.
Join the Center For American Progress, Teresa Ghilarducci, and Tony James in a discussion on their new book, Rescuing Retirement: A Plan To Guarantee Retirement Security For All Americans, where they suggest a new path toward substantially enhancing the retirement security for working families. This event will ...
Michele Jawando is a vice president at the Center For American Progress. Sally Tucker is the broadcast coordinator for Communications at the Center. Emily Tisch Sussman is the campaign director for the Center. Anisha Singh is the senior organizing director for Generation Progress at the Center.
Although the Center For American Progress does not necessarily endorse every aspect of what the following states and localities have done, below are some notable examples of approaches that creatively and meaningfully combat homelessness and the ballooning housing affordability crisis.

Previous Center For American Progress research has documented how campaign finance reform; providing sufficient party and PAC funds for women's campaigns; changes in the electoral structure; and reducing the power of incumbency would all improve women's representation in office. Looking into the ...
The administration and Congressional majority's agenda of prioritizing tax cuts for corporations and millionaires at the expense of middle-class and working families and investments in our communities will have major ramifications for America's cities. Please join the Center For American Progress, Not One ...
... to discuss whether to take up bipartisan legislation to protect Dreamers. Instead, Congress can and should pass legislation such as the Dream Act immediately, and not let another Dreamer lose their protection. Tom Jawetz is the vice president for Immigration Policy at the Center For American Progress.
Michele Jawando is the vice president for Legal Progress at the Center For American Progress. Igor Volsky is a vice president at the Center. Sally Tucker is the radio coordinator for Communications at the Center. Philip Wolgin is the managing director of Immigration Policy at the Center. Rejane Frederick is ...
Results reported in this column may differ slightly (two-tenths of 1 percent) but not substantively from other analyses of these data due to the statistical program employed. The authors would like to thank Sharita Gruberg, Frank Bewkes, and Laura E. Durso from the Center For American Progress as well as ...
New Center For American Progress analysis of these district data uncovered huge racial disparities in the days missed. White students make up 15 percent of the NYCDOE but only account for 8 percent of the days lost due to suspensions. Meanwhile, African American students comprise 27 percent of the ...
The Center For American Progress analyzed the federal Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) oil and gas leasing data and found that the oil and gas industry purchased only 7 percent of the public land acres the BLM offered in 2017. (In Zinke's touted lease sale of the National petroleum Reserve, less than ...
Rachel West is an associate director for the Poverty to Prosperity Program at the Center For American Progress. *authors' note: While this represents CAP's conservative estimate of the total number of adults at risk, the exact number subject to work requirements in the states that choose to implement them ...
... and MIECHV, some of the damage may already be done. The children and families who need these services deserve better from their elected representatives. Congress must reauthorize both programs now. Cristina Novoa is a policy analyst for Early Childhood Policy at the Center For American Progress.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee, joins Michele and Igor to break down the latest developments in the Russia investigation. He also comments on the allegations made in Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury, that President Donald Trump may not be fit for office, and ...
Despite these actions by the Trump Administration, communities of color will forge ahead and continue to fight back against hate, bigotry, and regressive policies and politics. Danyelle Solomon is the director for Progress 2050 at the Center For American Progress. Connor Maxwell is the research associate ...
The Center For American Progress is bringing together researchers, policy experts, and practitioners to highlight productive ways education leaders have complied with the guidance, potential concerns, and what could be at stake if the Trump Administration rescinds it. Please join the Center for American ...
... to affordable care, states should consider all options to protect and improve their insurance markets. Once they have identified what steps they wish to take, they should act quickly to limit the effects of health care sabotage. Sam Berger is the senior policy adviser at the Center For American Progress.
... Island · South Carolina · South Dakota · Tennessee · Texas · Utah · Vermont · Virginia · Washington · West Virginia · Wisconsin · Wyoming. Ryan Richards is a senior policy analyst for Public Lands at the Center For American Progress. Kyle Cornish is an intern for Energy and Environment at the Center.
This success can be replicated nationwide. *Author's note: Delaware's director of higher education policy made these remarks during a conference held on March 29, 2017. Laura Jimenez is the director of standards and accountability for K-12 Education Policy at the Center For American Progress.
A record number of women are considering a run for office. In particular, a record number are running for governor--49 Democrats and 30 Republicans. Michele and Igor speak with Karen Tumulty, national political correspondent for The Washington Post, about who these women are, what roadblocks they ...
Michele and Igor are joined by Mike Fuchs, senior fellow with CAP's National Security team and a former State Department official, and Emily Tisch Sussman, campaign director for the Center For American Progress and the Center For American Progress Action Fund, to break down 2017. They discuss the ...
School segregation is rightfully back on the radar of Americans. From late night segments to trending podcasts, the media have given renewed attention to the fact that America's schools are still deeply segregated by race and class. According to previous research by the Center For American Progress, most ...
... will join the chorus in the months ahead. Time will tell how effective these initiatives are, but one thing is for sure: The federal student aid system is in for a big shakeup in the coming years. Colleen Campbell is the associate director for Postsecondary education at the Center For American Progress.
Michele and Igor seek to dive past the headlines of yet another powerful man charged with allegations of assault or sexual misconduct that have been plastering our television screens, finally bringing awareness to this age-old problem. In this episode, they examine the social psychology and the systemic ...
... judges will be in charge of interpreting the Constitution for decades, and senators should demand only the most qualified and impartial nominees. Trump's nominees have so far failed to meet that standard. Billy Corriher is the deputy director of Legal Progress at the Center For American Progress.
**Note: ITEP follows the Joint Committee on taxation's methodology in assigning 25 percent of corporate tax cuts to labor, slightly more than the TPC does. Alex Rowell is a research associate on the Economic Policy team at the Center For American Progress. Seth Hanlon is a senior fellow at the Center.
... crises and bailouts. These programs are a form of systemic risk insurance, which are paid for by the financial sector, and the Trump administration's efforts to slash such protections make absolutely no sense. Gregg Gelzinis is a special assistant for Economic Policy at the Center For American Progress.
By simply allocating the 13 million proportionally across states, the Center For American Progress estimates that, on average, about 29,800 more people would be uninsured in each Congressional district by 2025 under the Senate Republican tax bill. CAP previously published state-level estimates of ...
Since taking office, President Donald Trump has nominated 59 federal and lower court judges, including Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch. That's more than any president has nominated at this point in his tenure for nearly 50 years. To discuss this aggressive strategy, why he's been able to push so ...
Jamila Taylor is a senior fellow at the Center For American Progress. LaShawn Y. Warren is vice president of the Faith and Progressive Policy ...
Over the past several months, the Trump-Pence administration, as well as Congress, have attacked women's health and rights numerous times.
Michele Jawando is the vice president for Legal Progress at the Center For American Progress. Igor Volsky is a vice president at the Center.
AP/Rogelio V. SolisIn this July 24, 2017, photograph, Otibehia Allen, a single mother of five, stands outside her rented mobile home in ...
The Center For American Progress' recent nationwide survey of school districts' human capital practices found that nearly half of school districts ...
The Center For American Progress submitted comments calling on the Department of education to maintain regulations that protect students ...
A recent discussion paper by the Center For American Progress and the World Resources Institute proposed creating a finance vehicle, which it referred to as "America's Climate Fund," that could accept contributions from a variety of U.S. sources--including via a crowdfunding campaign--and channel ...
... a greater pass to the for-profit college sector. Congress should seek a fair solution that improves student outcomes across all types of institutions, without penalizing those that need funding the most. Sara Garcia is a research associate for Postsecondary education at the Center For American Progress.


 

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