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Marking a Decade of Pre-K Milestones

A decade of pre-k policy wins has made a pre-K-12 education system within our nation's reach. more

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October 12, 2011
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06:21

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  • ERIC: Ensuring the Efficiency and Integrity of America's Voter Rolls

    Voter registration rolls in America are often out-of-date and complicated to maintain since millions of Americans move, die, or change names each year. The Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC) is owned and operated by participating states. It privately and securely compares multiple data records to one another simultaneously and alerts states to important changes in voters’ records. more

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    November 4, 2013
    Length:
    02:00
  • Payday Loans: Who Uses Them and Why?

    Follow the story of Jennifer, a typical payday loan customer who takes out a cash advance and ends up borrowing from her parents to pay it back, an option she could have used initially, instead of taking out a loan. more

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    May 23, 2013
    Length:
    02:22
  • Payday Loans Explained

    Twelve million Americans take out payday loans every year, but there are still misconceptions about how they are actually used. Follow the story of Jennifer, a typical payday loan customer, who takes out a cash advance on her paycheck to make ends meet, but ends up paying more than $500 in fees. more

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    May 9, 2013
    Length:
    01:53
  • Sequester Will Impact States

    Pew's Anne Stauffer, an expert in the federal-state fiscal relationship, discusses the challenges policymakers face and how the sequester impacts states differently. more

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    February 28, 2013
    Length:
    01:22
  • The White House Seeks to Expand Home Visiting Programs: Pew

    The Obama administration has announced that it will seek a substantial new investment to expand voluntary evidence-based home visiting programs. Pew’s Libby Doggett, an expert on home visiting, highlights the importance of the decision. Voluntary home visiting matches parents with trained professionals to provide information and support during pregnancy and throughout their child’s first three years. more

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    February 14, 2013
    Length:
    00:55
  • Election Initiatives Response to Bipartisan Voting Commission Announcement

    In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced a commission to improve the voting experience on Election Day. This is an important step forward. Pew Election Initiatives Director David Becker released the following in response to the president's announcement. more

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    February 13, 2013
    Length:
    01:12
  • Economic Mobility: Reaction to the State of the Union & GOP Response

    Economic mobility is a unifying and bipartisan idea discussed by both President Obama in his State of the Union address and Senator Marco Rubio in the GOP response. Erin Currier discusses drivers, such as education, savings, and neighborhood poverty, that impact people's ability to achieve the American Dream. more

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    February 13, 2013
    Length:
    00:54
  • State Legislators on Sentencing and Corrections Reforms

    Six state legislative leaders reflect on how they successfully enacted comprehensive sentencing and corrections reforms using a bipartisan, interbranch working group and focusing on data and research to craft policies that met their unique challenges. more

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    December 4, 2012
    Length:
    04:41
  • Safe Checking: Policy Recommendations

    Checking accounts are critical to the financial well-being of American families, but many bear hidden risks. Susan Weinstock, director of the Safe Checking in the Electronic Age project, offers four policy recommendations to make accounts more transparent and fair for consumers. more

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    August 24, 2012
    Length:
    01:42
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