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FAMILY-CENTERED SOCIAL POLICY and POLITICAL REFORM
Building Civic Capacity in an Era of Democratic Crisis

Hollie Russon-Gilman and K. Sabeel Rahman explore how to develop institutions and organizations to enhance civic engagement in America.


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
Cybersecurity as an Engine for Growth

Using case studies of three cities, this report examines how national and local governments can attract and develop a cybersecurity industry


EDUCATION POLICY
The Portland Public Schools and Portland State University Dual Language Teacher Partnership

About the Portland Public Schools and Portland State University dual language teacher partnership.


EDUCATION POLICY
Bilingual Teacher Fellows at Highline Public Schools

Lessons from bilingual teacher fellows at Highline Public Schools in Washington state.


INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
Jihadist Terrorism 16 Years after 9/11: A Threat Assessment

On the 16th anniversary of the terror attacks on September 11, 2001, we assess the current scope of the jihadist terrorism threat.


EDUCATION POLICY
Indispensable Policies & Practices for High-Quality Pre-K

A summary of policies and practices that are indispensable for high-quality teaching and learning in pre-K.


EDUCATION POLICY
Pioneering Change

An Oregon law broke new ground for data-driven support of low-performing districts for English learners across the state.


EDUCATION POLICY
Seeing Clearly

How can state and local leaders tell if a school or district is doing a good job with English learners?


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Deciphering the European Encryption Debate: France

With a new president who has taken an aggressive stand on encryption, it seems that the encryption debate in France is just beginning.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
A 21st-Century Town Hall?

This case study introduces students to the field of civic technology and the possibility that it could help to amplify citizen engagement.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Deciphering the European Encryption Debate: Germany

Germany has a unique relationship with encryption that stands in stark contrast with that of the U.K. and France.


EDUCATION POLICY
Connecting the Steps

Four key states are working to address the difficulties that often arise in the transition to kindergarten.