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America's Worst Colleges

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Education Policy

In collaboration with Washington Monthly, New America talks about the Obama administration’s forthcoming plan to reform college rating systems and other efforts to help students avoid the pitfalls of “dropout factories” and crushing debt. Join us online using #WaMoRankings.

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America's Worst Colleges

EVENT September 23, 2014 9:30 am– 11:00 am

Tuesday September 23, 2014

9:30 am – 11:00 am


[u'New America', u'1899 L Street NW Suite 400', u'Washington, DC 20036']

In collaboration with Washington Monthly, New America talks about the Obama administration’s forthcoming plan to reform college rating systems and other efforts to help students avoid the pitfalls of “dropout factories” and crushing debt. Join us online using #WaMoRankings.

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Fleeing War and Finding Family

EVENT September 23, 2014 6:00 pm– 7:30 pm

Tuesday September 23, 2014

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


[u'New America NYC', u'199 Lafayette Street Suite 3B', u'New York, NY 10012']

For what Eric Liu calls the “ABC”s, American-born Chinese, this age of widening inequality and demographic flux begs the timeless question, “Who is us?”

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A Conversation with Her Excellency Erna Solberg

EVENT September 24, 2014 6:00 pm– 7:30 pm

Wednesday September 24, 2014

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


[u'New York Hilton Midtown', u'1335 Avenue of the Americas (at 54th Street)', u'New York, NY 10019']

New America is pleased to invite you to attend an event with Prime Minister Erna Solberg as she sits down with Liza Mundy for a conversation on Norway’s national policies and her personal experience as a female head of state.

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Books

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article | September 18, 2014
Oh, the HumanIT

Oh, the HumanIT

The success of Facebook, and myriad other inventions, is not driven by its technological prowess, but by its ability to express and amplify emotions that we experience in the real world. It’s not a technological network; it’s a social network.

article | September 18, 2014
Planning for Pre-K Perfection

Planning for Pre-K Perfection

New America

Bill de Blasio made some audacious promises about Pre-K education, and followed through on them: but some say they were rushed and poorly planned.