David Gray

David Gray was a senior fellow at New America.  A lawyer and Presbyterian pastor, Gray was a former acting assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Labor and aid to several members of Congress.


All Work

Will Trump’s Nomination Lead to More Bipartisan Public Policy?

David Gray examines how it might.


POLITICAL REFORM
Imagining President Trump

What kind of president would Donald Trump be? And what are the implications of his nomination for the future of policy?


NEW AMERICA NYC
Less than 9 to 5

Too many Americans are working too few hours for too little money.


NEW AMERICA NYC
Less Than 9 to 5

In an age of simultaneously increasing flexibility and vulnerability, how are workforce and wage trends impacting families?


FELLOWS
Community College Reform: Mentors, Not Money

A more modest investment, around $75 million, could create a strong program of mentors to help students stay focused, make plans and develop


EDUCATION POLICY
Child Care Policy Shows Promise for Common Ground

David Gray and Grace Reef published an op-ed detailing the efforts underway to reauthorize the Child Care and Development Block Grant.


BETTER LIFE LAB
A Father's Day Wish

This Father's Day, I'm thinking about the many ways that dads and moms keep the ever-whirling merry-go-round of life with small kids managea


BETTER LIFE LAB
Is Child-care Policy Today Similar to Past Education Reform?

David Gray argues child-care policy is similar to past efforts at education reform.


EDUCATION POLICY
Event Recap: Local Innovations in Early Learning and Childcare

BETTER LIFE LAB
New Leadership at the Administration of Children and Families

EDUCATION POLICY
New Leadership at the Administration of Children and Families

EDUCATION POLICY
Event Recap: How to Improve Child Care and Early Ed