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The Great Skills Race
Washington, DC

Join us for a lively discussion among leaders about what it takes to develop skills needed to participate in our economy.

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The Criminalization of Black Youth in the Classroom
Washington, DC

Join New America with Howard University for the third event in the "From Moment to Movement" series: Conversations on Race in America.

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Hands-on with Higher Ed Tech
Washington, DC

The open access of community college is one of America’s greatest post-secondary strengths, but also one of its greatest challenges.

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Why Student Loans are Different
Washington, DC

New America will host a panel discussion with student loan experts who will provide their views on the findings in a new report.

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Families and the Future of Social Policy
Washington, DC

Join us for an extended discussion of key social policy provisions in the President’s 2016 Budget.

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Creating the Future of Learning
Washington, DC

Join New America's Kevin Carey and education technology writer Audrey Watters about the end of college and what comes next.

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Worthy Work, Still Unlivable Wages
Washington, DC

Despite the increase in qualification requirements for the early childhood workforce, teachers still remain highly undervalued.

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Will Reauthorization Save the Higher Education Act?
Washington, DC

It is time to renew the Higher Education Act. Given the significant impact this act has on the nation’s students and colleges, this should b

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America’s Worst Colleges
Washington, D.C.

One of the best ways to boost the number of college graduates in America is to steer prospective students away from “dropout factories."

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Teacher Wars
Washington, DC

Who should teach? What should be taught? Who should be accountable? In the Teacher Wars, author Dana Goldstein discusses the cycle.

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A Shared Agenda for Reform
Washington, D.C.

New America brings together a panel of experts to discuss paying for college.

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Anytime, Anywhere Summer Learning
Washington, DC

New America held a discussion on the impact of summer learning loss and the possibilities for anytime, anywhere summer learning.

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