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A Science-based Approach to Early Childhood Development

A report by the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University proposes a research and development platform to catalyze development in early childhood policy and practice, fueled by advances in science and an emphasis on ... Read More
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Mission Investments Can Catalyze Climate Solutions

A report by the Redstone Strategy Group examines how foundations can use mission investments alongside grant portfolios to accelerate climate solutions. Read More
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A Guide to Evidence-Based Budget Development

A brief by the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative outlines steps that state and local governments can take to more effectively use data to inform their budget decisions. Read More
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Communicating Effectively On the Need for Early STEM Education

FrameWorks Institute conducted a study on communicating effectively about the need for early STEM education and reshaping some entrenched cultural beliefs so people are more likely to understand the need and support this type of education Read More
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"Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City"

Urban Land Magazine
Matthew Desmond, 2015 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantee: Urban Land Institute
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Report Examines Prospects of Nuclear Proliferation in Middle East

This MacArthur-supported report explores the likelihood that, in the wake of the Iran deal, regional countries will pursue their own nuclear weapons programs. Read More
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Undocumented Students Face Barriers to College

Undocumented students in Illinois face difficulties accessing and completing postsecondary education due to its cost, according to a MacArthur-supported report by the Latino Policy Forum. The report finds that lack of access to student financial aid ... Read More