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Rotherham: No Congressional District Left Behind

In an op-ed today for U.S. News & World Report, Andrew Rotherham, cofounder and partner at Bellwether Education Partners, intriguingly argues that the best school reform idea is…

A “Bottom Up” Approach to Reducing U.S. Carbon Emissions

With last year’s landmark U.S.-China agreement on climate change, the Obama administration has raised the bar for America when it comes to reducing greenhouse gas…

The Hill: With Schumer likely next Senate Dem leader, a trend is broken

The announcement that Harry Reid will be retiring from the Senate in 2016, and likely succeeded by Chuck Schumer of New York as Democratic leader,…

Washington Post: Setting the record straight on a net neutrality fact check

The Washington Post today set the record straight regarding a fact check it made in January involving a PPI policy report. Since the fact check was…

Weinstein: March Madness at Time Magazine

Time Magazine (courtesy of the New America Foundation) recently re-published a new way to rank NCAA tournament winners according to their graduation success rates. According…

The Hill: Obama trade agenda

PPI President Will Marshall was quoted by Kevin Cirilli in The Hill on the growing tensions in the Democratic party over President Obama’s trade agenda:…

U.S. News & World Report: Why Charter Schools Work — Or Don’t

Nothing frosts me more than Diane Ravitch and her friends’ charge that charter schools amount to “corporate reform.” This is such nonsense. The charter movement…

Press Release: PPI Statement On FCC Open Internet Order Release

PPI Statement On FCC Open Internet Order Release Time for Congress to Act WASHINGTON—Dr. Michael Mandel, Chief Economic Strategist of the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI),…

The Hill: The most important talk Clinton gave this week was not about email

This week, Hillary Clinton garnered huge media coverage of her remarks at the United Nations. Yet the truly important comments she made didn’t involve email…

CNN: Why liberals should get behind marriage

The collapse of marriage in our poorest communities — and its tragic impact — is a familiar story. But increasingly, marriage is becoming a marker…