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FAMILY-CENTERED SOCIAL POLICY
Becoming Visible

We reveal how policies created through racial exclusion are maintained, and to reject reform efforts that merely tinker with the system.


EDUCATION POLICY
When Degree Programs for Pre-K Teachers Go Online

Could online degree programs provide new opportunities? Or do they simply represent a new set of challenges related to quality and access?


EDUCATION POLICY
Educating California's English Learners

As districts move towards creating new bilingual programs, Chula Vista provides a good example of how to effectively scale them up.


EDUCATION POLICY
Moving on Up?

Since the late 1990s, nearly two-thirds of selective public universities reduced the share of low-income students they enrolled.


EDUCATION POLICY
Educating California's English Learners

This paper explores Westminster’s process in designing and implementing two distinct dual language immersion programs over two years.


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.