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The Human Faces of High Stakes Testing

I spent the weekend with my baby sister, and during the course of our girl’s weekend, we discussed her 14 year old daughter who was struggling in school. 2,315 more words


Sneaking Evidence into Policy-Making: the role of evaluator-turned-advisor

“Your job is to slip some common sense past the prime minister without her noticing.”

Rachel Glennerster, now Executive Director of J-PAL, remembers being tasked with the above burden…

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Open Letter to Permanent Representatives to the UN: Recommendations on the Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security (WPS)

Today, Tuesday 25 October 2016, Russia is hosting the annual United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security, which will focus on how Member States, regional organisations and the UN are working towards the commitments and recommendations made during the 2015 High-level Review of Security Council resolution 1325 (2000). 141 more words


Policy Institute Analysis


The Center for American Progress (CAP) is a Washington D.C based public policy research organization that focuses on progressive politics. Founded in 2003, this independent, nonpartisan organization wants to improve the the lives of American people through progressive ideas. 22 more words

The Cost of Industrial Ag

By Gracy Olmstead

When most Americans think about agriculture, they picture a small mom and pop farm with a few hundred acres and a small group of happy cows. 612 more words

Policy And Advocacy

Homelessness in Humboldt County



The Humboldt County Grand Jury reviewed the efforts being made by local government entities and service providers to assist the homeless in Humboldt County. 3,706 more words