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Legal experts to brief sexual harassment panel at California Capitol

California fellow Ann Ravel will testify today at the State Legislature’s joint committee on sexual harassment prevention.


BRETTON WOODS II
Blockchain Trust Accelerator and Emercoin Partner to Advance Social Impact Projects

The Blockchain Trust Accelerator was featured in a Cointelegraph article about its new partnership with Emercoin:


FELLOWS
Dismantling the Digital Poorhouse

MPPF Myacah Sampson wrote a review of National Fellow Virginia Eubanks' new book, Automating Inequality.


EDUCATION POLICY
Many Top Education Posts Still Vacant a Year Into DeVos Tenure

Jared Bass was quoted in Bloomberg Government on how vacancies in ED might impact the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.


EDUCATION POLICY
Higher Ed Finds Its Voice on PROSPER Act

Amy Laitinen was quoted in Inside Higher Ed on the surge in scrutiny of the PROSPER Act.


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As Trump Wavers on Libya, an ISIS Haven, Russia Presses On

Joshua Geltzer was quoted in the New York Times on the instability in Libya:


EDUCATION POLICY
Graduation Rates and Bright Lines

Clare McCann was quoted in Inside Higher Ed on regional accreditors' considerations of student outcomes.


FELLOWS
The Rise of 'Digital Poorhouses'

Virginia Eubanks was interviewed by CityLab to discuss her new book, Automating Inequality:


EDUCATION POLICY
U.S. State Systems Freeze Tuition Fees As Enrollment Falters

Iris Palmer was quoted in Times Higher Education on public university systems freezing tuition fees.


INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
How a 43-Year-Old American Youth Counselor Turned to ISIS

David Sterman spoke to CNN regarding a new George Washington University report on foreign fighters.


INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
Certain Muslim Immigrants Should Be Under Long-Term Surveillance, a DHS Draft Report Urges

David Sterman spoke to the Washington Post regarding a leaked DHS memo that called for surveillance of 'at-risk' Muslim immigrants.


FELLOWS
How big data is helping states kick poor people off welfare

Virginia Eubanks was interviewed in Vox about her new book, Automating Inequality: