Absenteeism, Transparency, Persuasion and More

Posted on July 8, 2024

Wage Transparency in Job Postings Act: Withholding pay information in employment ads leads to inequality in pay, usually with white males earning more than females and people of color. The Wage Transparency in Job Postings Act requires that employers disclose a wage range in job ads.

How to talk about the environment, regulation and spending: We’ve recently published three key rules of persuasion: (1) Always begin in agreement; (2) Use values to frame the debate; and (3) Show listeners how they benefit. For examples of how to apply these rules to three important issues, see the latest IdeaLog, our blog intended to raise eyebrows and engage minds.

How to Win a Campaign podcasts: This is a series of great podcasts from The Campaign Workshop where they interview experts who share tips and tricks that have helped win political and advocacy campaigns.

How states are addressing chronic K-12 absenteeism: Student absenteeism is a nationwide issue. This story from NCSL describes several different approaches from the states.

States can fight corporate tax avoidance by requiring worldwide combined reporting: Twelve states had worldwide combined reporting (WWCR) in the early 1980s but now there are only remnants of those laws. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities explains why such laws should be renewed.

Community Schools Playbook: This booklet, from the Partnership for the Future of Learning, is a comprehensive policy and implementation guide, including strategy, four key pillars, and model legislation.