The Republican legislation, coupled with spending bills, accounts for 46 percent of the growing deficit.
Without higher taxes, and redistribution of funding to poorer districts, #RedforEd victories in Arizona, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and West Virginia may be short-lived.
A new report finds that funding gaps between white and non-white districts persist across all poverty levels.
Research finds that paying for a universal basic income would likely mean cutting welfare, food stamps, and the Earned Income Tax Credit.
Three prominent progressives all want to tax the wealthy to reduce income inequality, not just raise revenues. But their plans are different in key ways.
Upending the college accreditation process carries huge risks.
A new report highlights how little progress the country has made in addressing racial wealth inequality.
As stories about the shutdown's effects on the federal workforce stream in, it's worth considering just who these federal workers are, and how vulnerable many are to a missed paycheck.
Pre-trial detention hurts defendants and taxpayers.
Since the sign-up period began on November 1st, slightly more than 4.1 million people have enrolled in 2019 plans—a significant decline in comparison with previous years.
Two recent independent reports argue that Medicaid and CHIP could be effectively leveraged to improve early childhood for the 45 percent of American children served by these programs.
A new report argues that the biggest driver of wage stagnation is a decline in workers' power.
A new report looks at the concept of a federal job guarantee—and who might be helped and hurt by such a program.
A new analysis concludes the proposed changes could affect over 175 million people.
New evidence suggests Oregon's Medicaid expansion boosted short-term political participation in the years immediately after the law was passed.
The rent and mortgage payments are still too damn high.
Polling is mixed on whether voters place much importance on the economy's performance.
Voters consistently rank health care as one of the most important issues in this election.
In a new analysis, researchers at the Kaiser Family Foundation looked at the cumulative effects of the Republican Party's actions on health insurance premiums.
A new report from The Hamilton Project refutes claims that immigrants are ruining native-born Americans' job prospects and driving up crime rates.
And progress on that front may be slowing.
New research from the Federal Reserve concludes the economic recovery hasn't produced much wealth for most Americans.
Republican politicians are hailing the new agreement as a trade milestone. Some labor groups would disagree.
Too bad U.S. policy doesn't reflect that.
A new report released by the Brookings Institution finds the safety net is not just for low-income folks anymore.
In a new working paper, five Census Bureau economists find that adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census would only reduce accuracy and increase costs.
States are struggling to both recruit and retain teachers.
In 2018, 8.7 million people bought their non-group health insurance through healthcare.gov—down from 9.2 million people in 2017.
Twelve states cut general funding for schools by 7 percent last school year.
Over 83 percent of employed Ohioans who were continuously enrolled in Medicaid said the program helped enable them to hold down jobs.
A new Kaiser Family Foundation report illustrates the toll of out-of-network charges.
A new report confirms that, while SNAP recipients do indeed work, they may still be hurt by work requirements.
It's middle-income people who aren't eligible for subsidies.
Short-term insurance plans, which are not subject to the Affordable Care Act's regulations, are often cheaper for healthy consumers.
The Trump administration is touting the most recent GDP growth number, but not everyone is convinced it will last.
Few states have laws mandating district mergers, a fact that leaves financially distressed districts with no recovery option.
Researchers find that implementing state-level individual mandates across the U.S. would drop the number of uninsured by nearly four million people by 2022.