Public Agenda

Public Agenda in the News (2009)

The Legitimacy of Profiling (The Washington Times, Dec. 30, 2009)

Naughty French Words (The Economist, Dec. 29, 2009)

Time for Rational Public Discourse (Letter to the Editor) (Baltimore Sun, Dec. 23, 2009)

Why do students leave college? How about stress and money (Yakima Herald-Republic Online, Dec. 23, 2009)

Campus Connection: Time to base affirmative action on class instead of race? (The Cap Times, Dec. 19, 2009)

Teacher Support for Compensation Reform (Center for American Progress, Nov. 24, 2009)

Rude awakening: Outbursts are in vogue (The Columbus Dispatch, September 15, 2009)

South Texas College Creates College-Going Culture (AchievingTheDream.org report on 2009 Strategy Institute)

Authentic Dialogues Yield Rich Results (AchievingTheDream.org report on 2009 Strategy Institute)

City schools tested by the issue of safety (Connecticut Post, Jun 10, 2009)

Financial Sense Newshour (Andrew Yarrow interview on the federal budget deficit, May 16, 2009)

2009 Strategy Institute, San Francisco (profile of Public Agenda's work on the Achieving The Dream initiative to improve success rates for students at community colleges)

Of Many Minds on College Costs (Inside Higher Ed, April 29, 2009)

Debate Over Cost of College Starts With Who Gets to Define the Problem (Chronicle of Higher Education, April 29, 2009)

Reframing Framing (Song of a Citizen, April, 2009)

Americans Concerned About Energy Problems, Lack Knowledge to Assess Policies (Voice of America, April 21, 2009)

Entitlement Debate Heats Up as Fiscal Summit Approaches (HealthBeat, February 18, 2009)

Survey: College vital but less accessible (USA TODAY, February 4, 2009)

Americans Increasingly See College as Essential and Worry More About Access, Poll Finds (Chronicle of Higher Education, February 4, 2009)

Survey: College seen as essential but costs prohibitive (Newsday, February 4, 2009)

REVITALIZING DEMOCRACY; More Than the Vote (The American Prospect, January-February 2009)

Real Engagement, Real Change
Now that the election is over, will citizens stay engaged and continue working for the public good? Ruth Wooden, President of Public Agenda, in an interview with Dan Rodrick on Baltimore's WYPR station, discusses how real change will emerge only if citizens and government work together to create it.