Employment numbers are improving, but only slightly. Millions of Americans remain out of work or underemployed as the economic recovery continues slowly. Brookings experts look at monthly jobs reports, examine ways to get Americans back to work, and recommend ideas to move the country back to prosperity and economic stability.
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Should there be a No Child Left Behind for U.S. universities?
April 13, 2015, Harry J. Holzer
Harry Holzer says that if states want big federal dollars, they need to expand the use of accountability and add earnings outcomes to their measures of success.
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April 13, 2015, Ben S. Bernanke
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By 2044, people of color will account for a majority of the U.S. population. In the newest Brookings Essay, Jennifer Bradley examines efforts in U.S. metropolitan areas to prepare a more diverse workforce, with a particular focus on Minneapolis-St. Paul.
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