Published February 19, 2016

The Real Value of What Students Do in College

College Completion Series: Part One

Robert Shireman
Published February 18, 2016

The Real Price of College

College Completion Series: Part Two

Sara Goldrick-Rab and Nancy Kendall
Published February 1, 2016

How Racially Diverse Schools and Classrooms Can Benefit All Students

Amy Stuart Wells, Lauren Fox, and Diana Cordova-Cobo
Published January 29, 2016

The New Opiate Epidemic

Patrick Radden Keefe
Published January 29, 2016

A New Wave of School Integration

Districts and Charters Pursuing Socioeconomic Diversity

Halley Potter and Kimberly Quick, with Elizabeth Davies
Published January 11, 2016

A Post-Paris Agenda for Climate Security at the UN

Neil Bhatiya
Published January 6, 2016

How Defunding Public Sector Unions Will Diminish Our Democracy

The High Stakes of Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association

Richard D. Kahlenberg
Published November 30, 2015

Achieving Better Diversity

Reforming Affirmative Action in Higher Education

Richard D. Kahlenberg
Published November 23, 2015

Key Proposals to Strengthen the Affordable Care Act

Timothy Stoltzfus Jost and Harold Pollack
Published November 15, 2015

Can Apprenticeships Help Reduce Youth Unemployment?

Clio Chang
Published November 10, 2015

Tech Companies Are Leading the Way on Paid Family Leave, and the Rest of the Country Should Catch Up

Julie Kashen
Published October 26, 2015

The Chapo Conundrum

The Escape of Joaquin Guzman And What It Means for U.S.-Mexican Security Cooperation

Patrick Radden Keefe
Published October 19, 2015

A Nation Exhausted

Portraits of Syria

Thanassis Cambanis
Published October 8, 2015

Together from the Start

Expanding Early Childhood Investments for Middle-Class and Low-Income Families

Halley Potter and Julie Kashen
Published October 1, 2015

Uncovering the Labor Market Recovery

An Installment in the Working Paper Series

<p> The unemployment rate is improving&mdash;at 5.9 percent in October, it is nearly back to its pre-recession norm. Yet a recent poll found that the average American thinks the current rate is 32 percent. The Century Foundation&rsquo;s Mike Cassidy explains that part of the problem may be that the unemployment rate is not actually a good measure of the health of the labor market. This report looks at four underappreciated weaknesses in today's labor market.</p>
Mike Cassidy
Published October 1, 2015

A Smarter Charter: City Neighbors

A Smarter Charter: Finding What Works for Charter Schools and Public Education

Richard D. Kahlenberg and Halley Potter
Published October 1, 2015

Seven Lessons about Child Poverty

Clio Chang
Published October 1, 2015

Who Are the Unemployed?

Installment #2 in The Century Foundation’s Working Paper Series

Mike Cassidy
Published October 1, 2015

Where Are the Jobs?

Installment #3 in The Century Foundation’s Working Paper Series

Mike Cassidy
Published October 1, 2015

Dismantling the Prison State

Part One in The Century Foundation series "Costs and Consequences of the War on Drugs"

Patrick Radden Keefe
Published September 22, 2015

The Covert For-Profit

How College Owners Escape Oversight through a Regulatory Blind Spot

Robert Shireman
Published September 14, 2015

Charters without Borders

Using Inter-district Charter Schools as a Tool for Regional School Integration

Halley Potter
Published September 8, 2015

A New Era of Civil Rights

Proposals to Address the Economic Inequalities in Robert Putnam's "Our Kids”

Richard D. Kahlenberg
Published August 6, 2015

Architecture of Segregation

Civil Unrest, the Concentration of Poverty, and Public Policy

Paul A. Jargowsky
Published August 3, 2015

Fix for $15

A Closer Look at New York’s Minimum Wage Increase for Fast-Food Workers

Mike Cassidy
Published July 13, 2015

Two Views on the Failure of Policing

Part Two in The Century Foundation series "Costs and Consequences of the War on Drugs"

Patrick Radden Keefe
Published June 10, 2015

Virtual Labor Organizing

Could Technology Help Reduce Income Inequality?

Mark Zuckerman, Richard D. Kahlenberg, and Moshe Z. Marvit
Published May 7, 2015

The New Era of Executive Action

How President Obama Is Advancing a Progressive Agenda

The Century Foundation
Published June 19, 2014

The Future of Affirmative Action

New Paths to Higher Education Diversity after Fisher v. University of Texas

Introductory chapter of a volume on socioeconomic affirmative action from The Century Foundation and Lumina Foundation. Full book is downloadable from the introduction.
Richard D. Kahlenberg
Published March 6, 2014

Finding Home

Voices of the Baltimore Housing Mobility Program