Blog Post by: The Century Foundation, on June 4, 2015
The United States hosts only 5 percent of the world’s population, yet we house a quarter of its prisoners. In the first installment of his new series on the consequences of the war on drugs, TCF senior fellow Patrick Radden Keefe examines the cost of the vast U.S. prison state.
Child poverty remains an issue that the U.S. has yet to solve, yet there exist a number of effective policy solutions available that the government should be embracing.
Blog Post by: Richard D. Kahlenberg , on May 28, 2015
Despite offering access to higher education for a lower cost, community colleges often experience low graduation rates. In his latest report, TCF senior fellow Rick Kahlenberg calls for more targeted investments in order to reach low-income students who often need funding the most.
Blog Post by: Jacob Anbinder , on May 27, 2015
Are Americans falling in love with public transportation? While recent headlines have heralded the narrative that America is entering a new golden age of mass transit, increasing rates of ridership in recent years haven't benefitted one mode of transportation in particular—the public bus.
Blog Post by: Halley Potter , on May 27, 2015
The latest NYC City Council bill that calls for more comprehensive classroom data is a step in the right direction for encouraging socioeconomic and racial integration in schools.
Blog Post by: Sam Adler-Bell , on May 26, 2015
Despite his scare tactics that have worked in the past, Senator McConnell’s hackneyed rhetoric fell short during the most recent Patriot Act vote in the Senate.
Blog Post by: The Century Foundation, on May 26, 2015
Publically launched at events held in both Washington, D.C., and Islamabad, Wake Up, Pakistan—a report authored by The Century Foundation's International Working Group on Pakistan—has received coverage in various publications.
Blog Post by: The Century Foundation , on May 22, 2015
The Century Foundation is pleased to announce that the inaugural recipient of the Janice Nittoli "Forward Thinking" Award is Shannon Rieger of Berkeley, California.
Blog Post by: Sam Adler-Bell , on May 21, 2015
Will Congress find a way to extend key surveillance provisions of the Patriot Act—set to expire June 1—before leaving for a weeklong recess beginning Monday? TCF policy associate Sam Adler-Bell says they should do the "irresponsbile" thing: nothing.
Blog Post by: Clio Chang , on May 19, 2015
Enrolling kids in pre-K has proven to be a way to alleviate child poverty and income inequality in the long run. Policy associate Clio Chang details the steps we can take to provide diverse and high-quality classrooms in NYC and nationwide.
Blog Post by: Halley Potter , on May 15, 2015
For the 50th anniversary of the Head Start program, TCF fellow Halley Potter reflects on the original vision for the program and the need for more integrated classrooms in early childhood education.
Blog Post by: Stefanie A. DeLuca , on May 15, 2015
What if the Baltimore portrayed by the news media were not the real Baltimore? TCF fellow Stefanie DeLuca talks about the youth of Baltimore whom she has worked with in her thirteen years there.
Blog Post by: Sam Adler-Bell , on May 14, 2015
On Wednesday, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the USA Freedom Act, which reauthorizes and reforms key measures of the Patriot Act. TCF policy associate Sam Adler-Bell explains what this means.
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