In the News

Jun 18 2018

Forbes: A New Congressional Proposal For A Medicare Long-Term Care Insurance Benefit

“As a back-end, or catastrophic, long-term care benefit, the bill roughly tracks a 2016 proposal by the Long-Term Care Financing Collaborative (on which I served), and a revised version proposed earlier this year by Judy Feder of the Urban Institute and Georgetown University and Marc Cohen of the University of Massachusetts at Boston.”

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Jun 8 2018

ATTN and 180 Studio: Why Are Classrooms the Only Place Learning “Counts”?

Education Reimagined was invited by ATTN: and 180 Studio to participate in an education video series exploring the “Why” of traditional education. The second episode looks at the possibilities of opening the walls of the classroom to create rewarding, real-world learning experiences for students. Watch Ulcca Joshi Hansen discuss the benefits of changing the way we think about classrooms.

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May 25 2018

IVN: Meet The Organizations Bridging America’s Biggest Divides

“Another organization that is out to bridge divides and find common ground is Convergence. The organization brings together key stakeholders on issues like health care, education, and the federal budget who engage with policymakers and the legislative process.”

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May 24 2018

Hearing: The Budget Resolution—Content, Timeliness, and Enforcement

At the third hearing of the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform, Former Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy to Leader Harry Reid, Bill Dauster, noted his support for the Building a Better Budget Process ideas. We are pleased experts, such as Bill, continue to discuss our proposals and engage with the B3P Project and the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform.

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May 17 2018

BPC Action: Budget Process Reform Committee Hearing #2: Top 10 Takeaways

“While there was agreement that the system is broken, differences of opinion emerged over specific ideas to reform the budget process at the second hearing of the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform. Expert witnesses included G. William Hoagland, Bipartisan Policy Center senior vice president, and Donald R. Wolfensberger, a BPC fellow whose testimony reflected his own views.”

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May 11 2018

THE HILL: Fixing the budget process, one step at a time

“We’re a progressive and a conservative who don’t agree on much. While we have genuine policy disagreements on most issues of substance, we do agree that the federal budget process is broken and the dysfunction is a disservice to our country – especially to Americans who don’t often have a voice in Washington.”

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May 9 2018

ATTN and 180 Studio: Why Does Memorization Reign Supreme in Traditional Learning?

Education Reimagined was invited by ATTN: and 180 Studio to participate in an education video series exploring the “Why” of traditional education. The series explores why we promote memorization over deeper learning, narrowly group children by age, use grade levels as indicators of “moving up,” and confine learning to four-walled classrooms. Complementing each video, Ulcca Joshi Hansen provides the research and history around the “why” of America’s education traditions and invites all of us to explore the possibility of something new.

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