The passage of the Affordable Care Act represents an historic change in the way health insurance has been handled in the U.S. Though many of the provisions have already come into effect, the final changes are expected to be implemented by early 2014. With debate about the Act dominating the news, this collection attempts to shed light on the expected impact on citizens & providers as well as examine how the ACA is expected to affect quality, access, & costs of care. + More
In recent years many school districts have had to restructure their arts curriculums to meet a growing emphasis on standards. This unique collection of reports, case studies, evaluations and white papers focuses on the potential benefits of arts education for students and communities alike, as well as giving examples of creative ways that school districts continue to manage shrinking resources.
As Congress continues to debate immigration reform, we bring you a special collection of research that draws on the insights of direct service organizations, immigration and labor advocates, representatives of small and large business interests, entrepreneurs, and economists.
With each tragic experience of gun violence, whether in Newtown, CT, Washington D.C, or in the streets of towns and cities across the U.S., we are left asking, why this keeps happening and what we can do as a society to prevent it. In this collection of reports advocates, policymakers, service providers, and researchers from the social sector provide us with valuable insight into these difficult questions.