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Primer on research-practice partnerships

Primer on research-practice partnerships

As an addendum to D.C. needs research for school improvement and audits for oversight, but not from the same source, the D.C….

The carbon tax is not a freebie

The carbon tax is not a freebie

Last spring, the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) began circulating a carbon tax proposal that would impose a gradually increasing tax on…

D.C.’s startup scene

D.C.’s startup scene

On the surface, the District’s startup scene appears to be more lively than ever before. The city has received numerous…

Education Policy Initiative Director Chelsea Coffin’s testimony at the Public Oversight Roundtable on the Future of School Reform in the District of Columbia

Education Policy Initiative Director Chelsea Coffin’s testimony at the Public Oversight Roundtable on the Future of School Reform in the District of Columbia

Education Policy Initiative Director Chelsea Coffin is giving testimony on May 16, 2018 at the Public Oversight Roundtable on the…

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The D.C. Policy Center is an independent policy and research center. We provide analysis on policies issues that affect the District of Columbia with a singular focus on the District’s economy and demographics. Our work covers topics such as job creation, affordable housing for middle- and low-income residents, workforce development, infrastructure and transportation, and alleviating poverty.