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NYC’s Universal Pre-K Garners Almost Universal Support

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.

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Education

50 Years On, Head Start’s Best Hope for the Future May Lie in an Idea from Its Past

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.

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Education

Dear Baltimore Youth: We See Your Incredible Promise. We Will Not Give Up On You.

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.

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Foreign Policy

House Passes USA (Slightly More) Freedom Act

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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Foreign Policy

MEDIA RELEASE: International Working Group Issues Urgent Warning for Pakistan

Blog Post by: The Century Foundation , on May 13, 2015

The Century Foundation International Working Group on Pakistan, chaired by Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering and comprised of 26 prominent Pakistani, American and international figures, today released Wake Up, Pakistan calling on the nation’s leaders to urgently address multiple security, economic and governance threats before they overwhelm Pakistan itself, causing negative effects throughout South Asia.

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Education

Educating Our Future, One Executive Action at a Time

Blog Post by: Alex Kisielewski, on May 12, 2015

TCF's Alexandra Kisielewski provides an overview of President Obama's most impactful education-related executive actions.

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Foreign Policy

TCF’s Barton Gellman Reflects on First Public Interview with Snowden

Blog Post by: Barton Gellman , on May 12, 2015

TCF senior fellow Barton Gellman discusses his first public conversation with Edward Snowden at a recent event hosted by Princeton University.

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Foreign Policy

Advancing a Strong Climate Change Agenda

Blog Post by: Neil Bhatiya , on May 11, 2015

TCF policy associate Neil Bhatiya discusses various actions taken by President Obama to combat climage change during his presidency.

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Workers & Economic Inequality

Obama’s Progressive Worker Agenda Improved with Executive Actions

Blog Post by: Clio Chang , on May 8, 2015

While there is still progress left to be made, Obama's executive actions have advanced millions of workers' rights and wages.

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Rediscovering Government

Public Seeks Transparency in Infrastructure Investment

Blog Post by: Jacob Anbinder , on May 7, 2015

TCF policy associate Jacob Anbinder discusses the public's mixed opinions on infrastructure spending.

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Education

ICYMI: Recap of A Better Start's Launch Event

Blog Post by: The Century Foundation , on May 1, 2015

On Wednesday, April 29, The Century Foundation and the Poverty and Race Research Action Council co-hosted a Capitol Hill briefing to launch a new report, A Better Start: Why Classroom Diversity Matters in Early Education.

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Additional Focus

Voices of Real Baltimore Youth

Blog Post by: Clio Chang , on April 30, 2015

There's a side of Baltimore's youth that many don't get a chance to see. TCF fellow Stefanie DeLuca gives them a voice in her studies on the Baltimore Housing Mobility Program.

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Education

Why Integrated Preschools Help Every Student

Blog Post by: Clio Chang , on April 30, 2015

Investing in our children's education as early as possible drastically helps their ability to succeed in life. One way to do this is provide diverse and high-quality early education systems.

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Foreign Policy

The QDDR: Climate Front and Center

Blog Post by: Neil Bhatiya , on April 30, 2015

The State Department's Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review released this week has included climate change as a top strategic priority on the U.S. foreign policy agenda.

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Education

A Better Start: Why Classroom Diversity Matters in Early Education

Blog Post by: The Century Foundation , on April 29, 2015

Classroom diversity is an integral part of providing high-quality, sustainable preschool programs. A new report discusses how diversity and quality are linked, and recommends steps policymakers can take to increase socioeconomic/racial diversity in early childhood education.

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