Center for American Progress (CAP)

The Center for American Progress is a think tank dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through ideas and action. We combine bold policy ideas with a modern communications platform to help shape the national debate, expose the hollowness of conservative governing philosophy, and challenge the media to cover the issues that truly matter.

Releases by this organization

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Friday, June 01, 2012
10 Recommendations for Increasing the Impact of Federal and State Investments in Early Childhood Education
At today's event with White House Domestic Policy Director Cecilia Muñoz, Doing What Works , a project of the Center for American Progress will release a report detailing how the United States can increase the effectiveness and efficiency of existing federal and state investments in early childhood education programs.
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Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The Top 10 Things You Should Know About Texas’s Demographic Changes and Immigration Politics
On today’s Texas’s Republican primary, the Center for American Progress released 10 important facts about immigrants and people of color in the state that display their significant economic, cultural, and electoral power.
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Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Examining Egypt’s Presidential Election
Today, as Egyptian voters head to the polls this week in the first round of historic presidential elections that should mark the beginning of the end of formal military rule in the country, the Center for American Progress released “ Previewing Egypt’s 2012 Presidential Elections: Another Step Forward in the Country’s Political Tranistion – but Not the Last ,” by CAP Senior Fellow Brian Katulis .
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Wednesday, May 16, 2012
America’s Future Under ‘Drill, Baby, Drill’
Today the Center for American Progress released “ America’s Future Under ‘Drill, Baby, Drill ,’” describing where we will be in 2030 if we continue down the path of oil dependency as the American Petroleum Institute, or API, advocates in their report outlining their long-term vision for the future.
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Tuesday, May 15, 2012
New Report Outlines Recommendations for Improving Teacher Observation Practices
Today the Center for American Progress released a new report recommending that when it comes to evaluating teachers through observation, America’s public K-12 schools have much to learn from the experiences accrued by their counterparts in the early childhood sector. While there are too few models of how to do observation well in the K-12 sector, the early childhood field provides more than two decades of widespread application of classroom observation from which to draw lessons.
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Thursday, May 03, 2012
Communities of Color and Student Loan Debt during the Great Recession
Today the Center for American Progress released an analysis on the latest data from a survey conducted from the Federal reserve of households in 2007 and 2009 showing there is even less economic security today for those who went deeper into debt to pay for their education in those years, particularly communities of color.
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Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Improving New England Groundfishery Management
Today, on the opening day of the fishing season in the Northeast, the Center for American Progress released “ The Future of America’s First Fishery: Improving Management of the New England Groundfishery ” by Michael Conathan .
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Monday, April 30, 2012
Preparing All Teachers to Meet the Needs of English Language Learners
A new report from the Center for American Progress released today outlines promising practices that all teachers can employ to meet the needs of English language learners.
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Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Release: Women Are Still Earning Less than Men Across the Board
Today is Equal Pay Day, and the Center for American Progress released a package of products highlighting the importance of closing the gender wage gap.
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Thursday, April 12, 2012
Release: Promoting Gender Equity and Increasing Employment Through Paid Family Leave
Today, in anticipation of next Tuesday’s Equal Pay Day, the Center for American Progress released a package of reports finding that guaranteeing workers paid family and medical leave will promote greater gender equity and reduce the gender wage gap. Additionally, providing workers paid leave will also increase the short-term economic security of families, as well as the long-term retirement security of women and caregivers.
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