Megan Ernst, Emerging Fellow for Education for 2014-2015 and UGA Class of 2015, details whySummer lab schools, staffed by graduate students of education from public universities across the state, could be used to minimize summer learning loss among low-income public school students. This program would also have the benefit of providing additional pedagogical training for future

Emily Cerciello, Emerging Fellow for Health Care for 2014-2015 and UNC-Chapel Hill Class of 2015, details why North Carolina should expand Medicaid in order to cover to mentally ill residents. New Medicaid expansion enrollees are more likely to have high rates of mental illness, with estimates showing rates of nearly 25 percent among such enrollees in Delaware,

Eugenia Kim and Alan Smith outline a plan for NYU to invest its sizable endowment into institutions that benefit both the university and the surrounding community.     2014-15 White Paper – NYU Rethinking Communities by Roosevelt Campus Network

Massachusetts should release defendants of low and medium risk to society, using an electronic monitoring program and social services unit as appropriate. This will not only save the state money on the high costs on incarcerating those who are in prison having been neither convicted nor found innocent, but will also ensure greater justice in

Brit Byrd, Emerging Fellow for Economic Development for 2014-2015 and Columbia University Class of 2015, outlines a series of parking policy proposals in New York City that can help resolve existing problems of traffic congestion, encourage more efficient and intuitive use of personal transportation within the city, and raise revenue to be reinvested in local community

Georgia’s energy policy council has confirmed that energy efficiency is he cheapest cleanest way to increase electric power supply and recommended that energy efficiency be aggressively pursued at all opportunities. As par of this effort, Georgia should introduce an Energy Efficiency Resource Standard (EERS) program. Torre Lavelle, Emerging Fellow for Energy and Environment for 2014-2015

The NextGen Illinois project is an initiative of Young Invincibles and the Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network, in collaboration with dozens of other Illinois organizations, designed to activate young people to shape a unique policy agenda for the state of Illinois. Young adult voices are frequently overlooked in state-level political conversations, and the NextGen project