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Summary:
This ten-year blueprint lays out the immediate, medium-term, and longer-term policy changes needed to ensure that all children receive enriching, stimulating early care and education from knowledgeable,...
Subject:
Early Childhood Education
Year:
2014
Source:
Broader Bolder Approach to Education
Summary:
This policy brief explores public-private partnerships (P3s), a financing arrangement that enables state and local governments to use private capital to finance public projects. This brief includes a set of...
Subject:
Public-Private Partnerships
Year:
2014
Source:
In the Public Interest
Summary:
This policy brief reviews the advantages of employee ownership and recent initiatives in California, Indiana, Iowa, Oregon and Vermont to support employee ownership through state-level programs.
Subject:
Cooperatives and Employee Ownership
Year:
2014
Source:
National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)
Summary:
This policy brief presents the most significant evidence-based critique of ostensibly “colorblind” education policies by highlighting their relationship to past and present racial/ethnic inequality and their...
Subject:
Curriculum and Programming, K-12 Education
Year:
2014
Source:
National Education Policy Center
Summary:
This brief refutes a 2012 Tax Foundation report claiming that “nearly every empirical study of taxes and economic growth published in a peer-review academic journal finds that tax increases harm economic...
Subject:
Taxation - Use
Year:
2014
Source:
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Summary:
This policy brief examines the issue of increased drug overdoses in Wisconsin and whether 911 Good Samaritan laws can effectively lower the number of drug overdoses. The brief examines Good Samaritan laws...
Subject:
Policing
Year:
2013
Source:
Wisconsin State Council on Alcohol or Other Drug Abuse
Summary:
This policy brief examines two Medicaid assistance provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that are available to states. The two programs are the Balancing Incentives Payment Program, which increases...
Subject:
Medicaid
Year:
2013
Source:
Policy Matters Ohio
Summary:
This policy brief outlines mortgage servicing rules enacted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that establish protections for struggling homeowners facing foreclosure. The brief provides a short...
Subject:
Housing and Property
Year:
2013
Source:
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Summary:
This policy brief from the Center for Responsible Lending and Consumers Union examines recent developments in the legal and regulatory landscape for mortgages and foreclosures. The brief then discusses the...
Subject:
Housing and Property
Year:
2013
Source:
Center for Responsible Lending
Summary:
This brief examines policies and practices concerning the use of data to inform school improvement strategies and to provide information for accountability. This twin-pronged movement, termed Data-Driven...
Subject:
K-12 Education, Assessment and Testing
Year:
2013
Source:
National Education Policy Center