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Criminal Justice

LJAF’s Criminal Justice initiative aims to advance community safety and the values of equity, fairness, effectiveness, and racial justice.

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Education

LJAF’s investments in K-12 education seek to advance the portfolio model of school governance, an alternative structure that promotes a decentralized administration, more school choice for families, and increased flexibility and accountability for educators.

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Evidence-Based Policy

LJAF supports initiatives that encourage governments and nonprofit organizations to help build the evidence base for social interventions and to consider reliable evidence as one of the primary factors in their decisions.

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Research Integrity

LJAF’s Research Integrity initiative aims to improve the reliability and validity of scientific research across fields that inform governmental policy, philanthropic endeavors, and individual decision making.

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Sustainable Public Finance

LJAF’s Sustainable Public Finance initiative works to promote fiscal sustainability and the effective oversight of public funds.

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Laura and John Arnold Foundation seeks partners for national expansion of risk assessment, field-shaping research agenda

In response to the growing national interest in pretrial reform and demand for risk assessment to aid courts in making release or detention decisions, the Laura and John Arnold Foundation plans to dramatically expand access to its Public Safety Assessment and broaden the level of research on its use and effectiveness. Go to Press Release→

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Laura and John Arnold Foundation Supports Effort to Study Social Media’s Impact on Elections

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Former Houston Chronicle Editor Jeff Cohen joins Laura and John Arnold Foundation

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The Laura and John Arnold Foundation's core objective is to improve the lives of individuals by strengthening our social, governmental, and economic systems.