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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 case studies from around the country that dispel commonly cited myths about privatization.
Subject:
Government Contracts and Procurement
Year:
2014
Source:
In the Public Interest
Summary:
This policy brief reviews empirical studies regarding the ability of school voucher programs to close achievement gaps and save on education spending. The policy brief concludes that independent research on...
Subject:
School Funding, K-12 Education
Year:
2014
Source:
Texas Center for Education Policy
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 offers a ten principal framework for policymakers to take steps toward moving forward two-generation anti-poverty strategies and measurably improving outcomes for both children and their parents.
Subject:
Marriage and Families, Early Childhood Education, Child Welfare, Mental Health, Services, Benefits, and Programs
Year:
2014
Source:
The Aspen Institute
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