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Connected Learning Among LittleBigPlanet 2 Players

This case report examines the popular video game that allows players to create their own costumes, games, and worlds and finds that player demographic differences, among other factors, can enable and constrain learning opportunities.  More

States Performed Better in 2012 Elections

Overall, states did better elections performance in 2012 than they did in 2008, according to the Elections Performance Index from the Pew Charitable Trusts.  More

Guiding Justice Officials to Maximize Migrant Rights Protection

A set of guidelines for officials who preside over cases that affect migrants and persons subject to international protection has been published by the Mexican Supreme Court. More

Preventing Fraud in Migrant Worker Recruitment

In response to high levels of fraud and abuse by recruiters of migrant workers seeking employment in the U.S., four MacArthur grantees launched a campaign to support workers in Mexico. More

Column to Explore the “Science of Cities”

The column aims to elevate the conversation about science, research, urban policy, and their growing connection.  More