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RESOURCE SECURITY
Resource Security News Round Up - 4/28

This week in resource security news.


EDUCATION POLICY
Many For-Profit Colleges are Not What They Seem

Out of context, many for-profit colleges appear to offer higher economic mobility rates than the average community college.


RESOURCE SECURITY
Rewriting the Story of Fukushima, Six Years Later

Fukushima is no longer a story of disaster. Now, six years after the nuclear meltdown, it is about the slow process of building back trust.


EDUCATION POLICY
Criado en Chicago: Patterns of Hispanic Participation in Chicago’s Early Education Programs

New research shows unexpected patterns of early education participation for Hispanic children.


EDUCATION POLICY and FAMILY-CENTERED SOCIAL POLICY
Guiding Community Leaders on Family Engagement and Early Learning

Transforming communities into ecosystems that support families, early learning, and digital inclusion.


EDUCATION POLICY
Interview: Painting the ESSA Canvas with Educator Evaluation and Support

New Leaders' Margaret Young & Alexandra Broin Provide Their "Big Idea" for States on Educator Evaluation in ESSA Plans


EDUCATION POLICY
What's the Right Thing to Do for Every Child to Succeed?

ESSA both strengthens and expands opportunities for early learning, birth through third grade


EDUCATION POLICY
A-Pell-and-a-Half Is Enough

Capping the year-round Pell Grant at 150 percent of his annual maximum would protect students and taxpayers while preventing abuses.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
OTI Joins Amicus Letter Urging Changes to NYPD Body-Worn Cameras Pilot Project

To be an effective remedy to the NYPD’s constitutional abuses, the body-worn camera policies must be changed in at least four key ways.


EDUCATION POLICY
The Ready to Learn Program: A Q-and-A with Shelley Pasnik

Examining a federal program for research-based media that promote early learning, particularly for children in low-income families.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
OTI Joins Fight Against Privacy Violations at the U.S. Border

Warrantless device searches at the U.S. border have skyrocketed from 5,000 searches in all of 2015 to 5,000 searches this February alone.


EDUCATION POLICY
Proceed Carefully with Pell-Funded Dual Enrollment Programs

Lawmakers support allowing high school students to enroll in college coursework using Pell grants. But these programs aren't without risks.