Blog Post by: Kyra Littlejohn , on August 19, 2014
Just one in eight charter schools is unionized, but TCF intern Kyra Littlejohn says that Amber Charter School’s “thin contract” could point the way forward for other charter schools to provide for greater teacher voice.
Blog Post by: Jacob Anbinder , on August 15, 2014
Yes, the police crackdown in Ferguson, Missouri, was about racial tension. But TCF policy associate Jake Anbinder reminds us that federal criminal justice policy made this week’s excesses possible. “The federal bureaucracy,” Anbinder writes, “would much rather arm local police to the teeth than help them improve the way they serve their communities.”
Blog Post by: Michael Cassidy , on August 14, 2014
We can’t literally turn five loaves and two fishes into food for thousands. But thanks to fiscal multipliers, we can turn $100 of spending on food stamps into $180 in economic activity. TCF policy associate Mike Cassidy explains how.
Blog Post by: Jacob Anbinder , on August 13, 2014
Are shopping malls the solution to the MTA’s financial woes? TCF policy associate Jacob Anbinder says that developing the areas around some of the system’s least-used stations could help to offset some of MTA’s operating deficits.
Blog Post by: Zeinab Khalil , on August 5, 2014
Egypt's interim legislators are proposing a law that would curb the freedoms of civil society and other nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). Zeinab Khalil, TCF's Foreign Policy Intern, examines the potential implications.
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