Tag Archives: policy

Op-Ed: The Necessary Combination of Policy and Practice to Improve Race Relations

Travis Reginal, MPA, Staff Writer, Brief Policy Perspectives The following is an op-ed and does not necessarily reflect the views of Policy Perspectives or the Trachtenberg school. How do we move the needle on race relations in a time when many feel the U.S. is not making sufficient progress? The standard is educating the populace, particularly […]

GW WonkCast S3E3-3: Above the Fold

The second episode of Above the Fold covers two pieces of breaking news: the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy and the scandal of improperly received diplomas in the D.C. public school system. A report stated one-third of the class of 2017 high school graduates did not meet attendance and graduation requirements, and […]

Notes from the Policy Field: D.C. Council Committee of the Whole Meeting

Event: Council of the District of Columbia’s Committee of the Whole Public Hearing Date: 01/23/18 Notes from the Policy Field provides write-ups of policy-oriented events in Washington, D.C. and comments on whether the format of the event facilitated policy change or improvement. Event effectiveness rating: 5 stars (out of 5) Write up by Megan Mattson, […]