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Summary:
This fact sheet describes the functions and use of pretrial assessment tools and makes recommendations for their use in the courtroom.
Subject:
Incarceration, Courts
Year:
2014
Source:
Pretrial Justice Institute
Summary:
This survey of 1,197 LGBT adults explores many aspects of LGBT life. The report is broken down into seven chapters: 1) Demographic Portrait and Research Challenges, 2) Social Acceptance, 3) The Coming Out...
Subject:
LGBTQ
Year:
2013
Source:
Pew Research Center
Summary:
This chart demonstrates trends in income and housing costs over time. It allows users to specify demographic groups of interest and illustrates that, while wages have risen generally over the past half...
Subject:
Housing and Property
Year:
2013
Source:
Telltale Chart
Summary:
This policy brief addresses arguments facing university endowments on whether or not to divest from fossil fuel companies. From the advocates of divestment, endowments hear about the serious environmental...
Subject:
Private Investment Funds, Fossil Fuels, Climate Change
Year:
2013
Source:
Aperio Group
Summary:
This policy brief provides seven examples of state-level legislation to advance the quality of the teaching profession. The policies in this policy brief include: teacher recruitment in Illinois, teacher...
Subject:
Teachers, K-12 Education
Year:
2013
Source:
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Summary:
This chart demonstrates trends in long-term unemployment and compares them to trends in the use of unemployment benefits. Broadly, this chart shows a pronounced increase in long-term unemployment in recent...
Subject:
Unemployment
Year:
2013
Source:
Telltale Chart
Summary:
This report examines how a low-carbon world may impact the European oil industry. The International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook (2012 edition) estimated that in order to have a 50% chance of...
Subject:
Private Investment Funds, Public Investment Funds, Fossil Fuels, Climate Change
Year:
2013
Source:
HSBC Global Research
Summary:
This chart demonstrates the impact of union membership on income and wealth distribution. It allows users to select between a number of metrics related to unionization and income inequality in order to...
Subject:
Unions and Collective Bargaining, Wages and Compensation
Year:
2013
Source:
Telltale Chart
Summary:
This chart demonstrates the impact of union membership on income and wealth distribution. It allows users to select between a number of metrics related to unionization and income inequality in order to...
Subject:
Unions and Collective Bargaining, Wages and Compensation
Year:
2013
Source:
Telltale Chart
Summary:
This policy brief examines claims that parent trigger laws are the best way to empower parents into helping fix failing public schools. These trigger laws allow for a simple majority of parents to make major...
Subject:
Charter Schools, K-12 Education
Year:
2012
Source:
National Education Policy Center