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William Antholis named new executive director of UVA Miller Center

William Antholis, the managing director of the Brookings Institution who has held key positions at the White House and State Department, has been named the new executive director of the UVA Miller Center.

Study: Voucher recipients more likely to go to college

A new study released today by researchers at the Brookings Institution and Harvard University shows that African American participants in a private school choice program were 24 percent more likely to enroll in college as a result of receiving a voucher, reinforcing previously-released data showing improved graduation rates, parental satisfaction, and academic achievement among voucher students

Virginia lagging behind in carbon-footprint reductions

Item by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net The Richmond and Northern Virginia-Washington, D.C. metro areas are among the top 15 metro areas in the country with the highest levels of carbon emissions per capita, according to a report released on Wednesday by the Brookings Institution. But that’s not the rest of the story regarding carbon footprints.