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A Tale of Two Systems: Education Reform in Washington D.C.

An important contest is taking place in Washington, D.C.—a race between two vehicles designed to carry children into the future with the habits and skills…

Creating New Pathways into Middle Class Jobs

Many policy ideas on how to reduce income inequality and improve the upward mobility of low-income Americans are gaining popularity, on both sides of the…

Tech Opportunity for Minorities and Women: A Good News, Bad News Story

Can tech jobs be a source of economic opportunity and upward mobility for an increasingly diverse American population? Yes—consider two key facts about the labor…

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A Tale of Two School Systems

In public education, the District of Columbia may be the nation’s most interesting laboratory. It is the only city with two public school systems of…

Washington Post: Lowest performing D.C. Public Schools should become charters

David Osborne’s newest report, “A Tale of Two Systems: Education Reform in Washington D.C.“, was featured as an exclusive in the Washington Post: The D.C….

Weinstein on To the Point Discussing Affordable College Education

A three year college degree is just one proposal to rethink the cost of college education. With the average graduate carrying $30 thousand in debt…

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What New Data Says about Debt-Free College

New data shows that young people who don’t fit within the current college system are facing great hardship in today’s workforce. This sheds valuable insight…

Jobs and Millennials: How are They Faring?

Economists everywhere are scrambling to determine how today’s weak jobs report impacts the strong recovery story of 3.2 million jobs created over the last year….

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…

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The Tech Jobs Boom and Diversity: A Good News, Bad News Story
Progressive Policy Institute Conference Center, Washington DC
The Future of Public Education Governance
Progressive Policy Institute, Washington DC
Jobs and Wages for Young Americans: Is Recovery Coming?
National Press Club, Washington DC
Carew to Discuss Student Debt at NCHER Conference
Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington DC