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Week in Review, November 17

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools. 

  • Read the findings of a recent report about Child Protective Services. (Texas Tribune, November 4, 2016)
  • Consider how the current political climate has affected the 2016 election season. (The Weekly Standard, November 16, 2016)
  • Examine infrastructure maintenance and funding. (The New York Times, November 14, 2016)
  • Explore how Americans use social media. (Pew Research Center, November 11, 2016)

Happy Thanksgiving to all our readers! Week in Review will return on Thursday, December 1.

Week in Review, November 10

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.

 

Week in Review, November 3

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.

  • Examine court security and ways to improve it. (Texas Judicial Council, October 2016)
  • Review the 2016 Texas Transportation Poll. (Texas A&M Transportation Institute, November 1, 2016)
  • Track health insurance premium increases by state. (Freedom Partners, October 26, 2015)
  • Read about the legal processes for contesting a presidential election. (Congressional Research Service, October 24, 2016)
  • Explore demographic characteristics of the voting population by state. (U.S. Census Bureau, October 28, 2016)
  • Evaluate the well-being of the country's Latino children. (National Council of La Raza, September 29, 2016)
  • Consider factors other than smoking that may cause lung cancer. (American Cancer Society, November 1, 2016)

Week in Review, October 27

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.

  • Read about telemedicine in Texas. (Texas Associations of Businesses, September 2016)
  • Consider early voting and absentee voting in all 50 states. (National Conference of State Legislatures, October 25, 2016)
  • Examine health insurance Marketplace plan choices and affordability for 2017. (Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, October 24, 2016)
  • Track high school dropout and completion rates for 2013. (National Center for Education Statistics, October 25, 2016)

 

Week in Review, October 20

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.

  • Read about student debt at graduation for the class of 2015. (Institute for College Access & Success, October 2016)
  • Consider how voter ID laws and litigation may affect the election. (Stateline, October 19, 2016)
  • Examine police face recognition policies throughout the country. (Georgetown Law Center on Privacy & Technology, October 18, 2016)
  • Find out which states retirees may want to avoid because of an unfavorable tax climate. (Kiplinger, October 2016)

Week in Review, October 13

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.

  • Examine the landscape of legal education today. (Access Group Center for Research & Policy Analysis, posted to Social Science Research Network on October 11, 2016)
  • Read about how candidate vacancies are filled around election season. (Congressional Research Service, October 6, 2016)
  • Explore the linguistic differences across the U.S. (Business Insider, September 30, 2016)
  • See what options Texas voters have to show identification or supporting documentation at the polls. (Texas Secretary of State, September 21, 2016)

Week in Review, October 6

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.

  • Explore data visualizations on population and demographics. (U.S. Census Bureau, accessed October 5, 2016)
  • Read about word count limits on legal briefs. (The New York Times, October 3, 2016)
  • Examine the political aspects of climate issues. (Pew Research Center, October 4, 2016)
  • See which Texas university makes the list of the top 25 public colleges of 2016. (Forbes, 2016)

Week in Review, September 29

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Review upcoming cases for the U. S. Supreme Court's next term.
  • Read about driverless car regulations. (Governing, September 27, 2016)
  • Examine how bullying affects the educational environment. (American Educational Research Journal, September 14, 2016)
  • Track recent flu activity. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, updated September 28, 2016)
  • Find places to enjoy fall foliage and stargazing in Texas parks. (mySA, September 15, 2016)

Week in Review, September 22

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.

  • Examine the direct appeals process in Texas death penalty cases. (Texas Defender Service, September 20, 2016)
  • Consider the economic and political strengths of North America. (Texas Border Coalition, September 19, 2016)
  • Read about smaller student loan payments for borrowers. (Urban Institute, September 2016)
  • Explore whether wearable fitness trackers help to get a person in shape. (Journal of the American Medical Association, September 20, 2016)

 

Week in Review, September 15

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.

  • Try the online eminent domain database. (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, September 6, 2016)
  • Consider the role of family caregivers. (Health Affairs Blog, September 8, 2016)
  • Track pollinators in this year's BioBlitz. (Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, accessed September 14, 2016)
  • Explore changes in rates of health insurance coverage in the U.S. between 2014 and 2015. (U.S. Census Bureau, September 13, 2016)

 

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