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Don't Forget the Families: The Missing Piece in America's Effort to Help All Children Succeed This study of 1,085 parenting adults of 3- to 13-year-olds from across the United States found that the quality of parent-child relationships is 10 times more powerful than demographics (race, ethnicity, family composition, and family income) in predicting whether children are developing critical...
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For more than eighty years, scholars at the Institute for Advanced Study have sought to understand the complexities of the physical world and of humanity, prompting advances in science and society. Access a listing of the Institute’s community of scholars from our founding to today and learn more about some noted figures in IAS history. In this Science Talk for Families, Richard...
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Aspen Institute Radio highlights conversations with former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, the late architect Zaha Hadid, and the Walmart Foundation's Kathleen McLaughlin. Public libraries offer more than just books — for many Americans, they are the sole provider of digital access....
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The Appraisal Institute Is A Global Membership Association Of Professional Real Estate Appraisers Throughout The World. Designed for both job seekers and employers, we give job seekers the tools they need to find — and land — appraisal positions and we give employers easy-to-use resources for...
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Location: Memorial Hall Auditorium Duke Riley explores the struggles of marginal peoples who exist perhaps forgotten within larger encompassing …. Location: Pratt Manhattan Gallery This exhibition features artworks and activist projects that look back at the apparatus of government …. Location:...
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July 12, 2016 On Monday, Vox.com published an in-depth interview with presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. A wide range of topics were discussed, but of particular interest were Sec. Clinton’s positions on immigration regarding the impact of immigration on the labor market and the major flaws inherent in America’s temporary foreign worker programs. July 20, 2016 Serious attempts to...
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IIE earns 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for 8th consecutive year! This “exceptional” designation indicates that IIE outperforms most other charities in terms of financial health, accountability and transparency. Learn more. IIE manages some of the most well recognized programs in international education, including the Department of State's Fulbright Program, Schwarzman Scholars and the...
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Georgia Tech is ranked among the world's best universities. Based in Atlanta, the large, public university provides technologically-focused education. Changes to the SAT and ACT have created consternation. Why? First, simply change. Anytime you alter something, it causes skepticism and unrest. Secondly, the very nature of standardized testing inherently breeds anxiety. But as with anything new...
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Award-winning media, research and education center founded by civil rights veterans. Sign up today for our FREE weekly newsletter, Facing South. Super PACs, "social welfare" nonprofits, and other outside groups are spending record amounts on ads in the 2016 presidential race, more than triple the total at this point compared to four years ago. But are the ads effective? We consider lessons from...
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New England legislators focused on the long run fiscal challenges of funding infrastructure and crafting tax systems that will be fair, efficient, and stable at the annual Economic Perspectives on State and Local Taxes seminar at the Lincoln Institute earlier this month. State legislators from each of the six New England states reviewed trends in capital spending and infrastructure needs,...
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Video Allen Institute for Cell Science Directors Meet the scientific directors at the Allen Institute for Cell Science. The directors will build out collaborative teams of researchers who will develop and incorporate diverse technologies and approaches at a large scale to study the cell as an integrated system. Watch video on YouTube. News 2015 Year in Review It has been a busy year at the...
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With a free MI account, you can follow specific scholars or subjects, search MI's research archives and past articles, and receive customized news and updates from the Institute. Also, you will be able to manage invitations and registration for MI events, as well as your annual membership renewals. Create your account today to begin exploring MI. A leading free-market think tank focusing on...
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Promoting an American public policy based on individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peaceful international relations. Of all the rights the U.S. Constitution protects, courts are probably most vigilant about protecting free speech. Freedom of expression is not only a cornerstone of democratic government, but also central to the more ordinary choices citizens make in their...
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Focused both on discovery and on mentoring future generations of researchers, Salk scientists make groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of cancer, aging, Alzheimer's, diabetes and infectious diseases by studying neuroscience, genetics, cell and plant biology, and related disciplines. December 15, 2015 Using genetic tools to interrogate cell types sheds light on how the brain...
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The nation's only libertarian, civil liberties, public interest law firm. Arlington, Va.—In a case that will have major implications for political speech across the state, the Colorado Supreme Court agreed yesterday to decide whether legal aid for political speakers can be regulated as a political “contribution.” Representing Coloradans for a Better Future (CBF)—a political group that spoke out...
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Urban Institute opens minds, shapes decisions, and offers solutions through economic and social policy research. In just three years as governor, Mike Pence successfully pushed proposals to cut income taxes, corporate taxes, personal property taxes, and completely eliminate the state’s inheritance tax. The shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by police the week of July 3, followed...
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With a limited ground force, increased airstrikes, and more reasonable rules of engagement, the United States and its allies could establish safe zones where interim government could be established and moderate forces could be trained to control territory once the Islamic State is expelled. As the United States leads a coalition to thwart military advances by IS – also known as ISIS, ISIL, and...
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In his book Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste, Philip Mirowski correctly diagnoses many problems with neoclassical economics. The reader soon notices, however, that Mirowski doesn't know the difference between Austrian economists and neoliberals... Read more. Happy New Year from everyone at the Mises Institute! After an exciting 2015 filled with important research and growth in our global...
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E-Institute is a FREE charter school that offers an excellent alternative opportunity for high school completion. Our computer based programs are aligned with the Arizona State Standards and offer the latest in educational assessment, guided practice, enhancement and remedial course studies. In addition, we also offer classes in the traditional setting such as; AIMS reading, writing, and math...
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This summer, the Kokrobitey Institute is inviting an interdisciplinary community of Ghanaian and international educators to engage in a dynamic discourse that explores the current state of education in ... Read more ». We have the capacity to create corporate gifts or personalized bags in bulk orders. Your company can customize fashionable folders or totes for conferences or campaigns with your...
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