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    Capturing Public Thinking, prepared by the West Virginia Center for Civic Life.


Periodically reports are published to communicate the outcomes of forums held across the nation about a particular issue. Making use of participants' answers to Forum Questionnaires, reports from moderators, and in-depth studies of selected forums, these reports describe in some detail what happened as people deliberated about the issue at hand. View all NIF Reports on the Issues.

Report - Divided We Fail: Why it's Time for a Broader, More Inclusive Conversation on the Future of Higher Education
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Download the final report Divided We Fail.pdf (773 K)

Interim Report - Divided We Fail: Are Leaders and the Public Talking Past Each Other on Higher Education?
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Download the interim report from forums about higher education Divided We Fail.pdf (220 K)


Individuals and groups that convene forums, or series of forums, sometimes submit various kinds of reports about their forums including such things as what happened at the forums, and any outcomes that might have been identified from the deliberations. View all Reports From the Forums.

New Mexico: A report on forums about the question "Is New Mexico's Policy Toward Marijuana Use Accomplishing Good Results?"
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Download the report Is New Mexico Policy Toward Marijuana Use Accomplishing Good Results.pdf (820 K)

Athens, Georgia, Report from 2005 Forums on Immigration
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Report from Forums _Athens_Georgia_Immigration.doc (63 K)


These reports contain information about various aspects of the NIF network. View all Network Reports.

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