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The Hill
Honest school information crucial for school choiceSupporters of education reform who advocate for government-funded choice mechan
Honest school information crucial for school choice
The Hill / Posted 9 hours ago
Supporters of education reform who advocate for government-funded choice mechanisms, such as vouchers, tend to argue the problems in K–12 schools in the United States are primarily economic matters, not pedagogical. This view is validated by much... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
State should get out the word on vouchers Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion I respond to the Tuesday
State should get out the word on vouchers
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion I respond to the Tuesday Dispatch.com article “Students from failing schools use less than half of school vouchers available.” Kudos to The Dispatch and... Read more
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Orange County Register
We'll all pay to charge others' electric carsThe California Public Utilities Commission approved Jan. 14 a proposal for Sout
We'll all pay to charge others' electric cars
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
The California Public Utilities Commission approved Jan. 14 a proposal for Southern California Edison to build 1,500 electric vehicle charging stations. The $22 million cost will be added to the rate base for utility bills for all SCE customers,... Read more
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Salon.com
Naomi Klein: “There are no non-radical options left before us”This piece originally appeared on A week and a half ago, just as a blizzard wa
Naomi Klein: “There are no non-radical options left before us”
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
This piece originally appeared on A week and a half ago, just as a blizzard was barreling up the East Coast, I traveled to my hometown, Canandaigua, NY, and before a standing-room-only audience of more than 400 at Finger Lakes Community College, had... Read more
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TribLIVE
Economists predict lull in markets, not hard fall like in 2008 – TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods Traders work on the floor of the New York Sto
Economists predict lull in markets, not hard fall like in 2008
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
– TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange January 29, 2016. It was the... Read more
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Slate
Why Some Liberals and Conservatives Are Teaming Up to Rewrite the ConstitutionWho's winning, who's losing, and why. It’s only a short phrase buried in the U
Why Some Liberals and Conservatives Are Teaming Up to Rewrite the Constitution
Slate / Posted 14 days ago
Who's winning, who's losing, and why. It’s only a short phrase buried in the U.S. Constitution, but it enables an unprecedented mechanism to change the law of the land: If two-thirds of the states demand it, Congress “shall call a convention” for... Read more
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Daily Herald
Heartland Institute hosts school choice event SaturdayThe Arlington Heights-based Heartland Institute will hold an event Saturday, Ja
Heartland Institute hosts school choice event Saturday
Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
The Arlington Heights-based Heartland Institute will hold an event Saturday, Jan. 30, to recognize National School Choice Week. The free event, open to the public, will feature a keynote speech by former congressman Joe Walsh, and a panel discussion... Read more
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Business Wire
Educational Liberty for Chicago Families on National School Choice Week Event AgendaARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Heartland Institute is capping of
Educational Liberty for Chicago Families on National School Choice Week Event Agenda
Business Wire / Posted 17 days ago
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Heartland Institute is capping off National School Choice Week with a forum on education reform focused on the needs of children and parents, not the public education system. The free event, open to the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Saturday Q&A: An analyst’s alternative to Social SecurityPeter Ferrara is senior fellow for entitlement and budget policy at The Heartla
Saturday Q&A: An analyst’s alternative to Social Security
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
Peter Ferrara is senior fellow for entitlement and budget policy at The Heartland Institute. He served in the White House Office of Policy Development under President Ronald Regan and as associate deputy U.S. attorney general under President George... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Why we need the Legislature to rein in CPSThe administrators who run Chicago Public Schools, the taxpayers who fund the d
Why we need the Legislature to rein in CPS
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 19 days ago
The administrators who run Chicago Public Schools, the taxpayers who fund the district and CPS parents have a real mess on their hands. CPS is facing a $500 million budget shortfall for the 2015-16 school year alone. Altogether, the district is over... Read more
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The Washington Times
Climate debate heats up after 2015 described as warmest year on recordFederal climate scientists announced Wednesday that 2015 was the hottest year o
Climate debate heats up after 2015 described as warmest year on record
The Washington Times / Posted 20 days ago
Federal climate scientists announced Wednesday that 2015 was the hottest year on record, fueling another round in the global-warming debate as climate skeptics challenged the findings. Even as the East Coast braced for a mammoth snowstorm, the... Read more
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The Washington Times
ROBERT HOLLAND: Flagging Arne Duncan’s excessive celebration over ESSABecause Arne Duncan, the former secretary of the U.S. Department of Education,
ROBERT HOLLAND: Flagging Arne Duncan’s excessive celebration over ESSA
The Washington Times / Posted 28 days ago
Because Arne Duncan, the former secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, often engages his mouth before his brain, the case for abolishing the department may have just become stronger than ever. By failing to restrain his end-zone celebration... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Heartland Institute Experts Comment on Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s Call for an Article V Convention - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) unveiled the “Texas Plan” on Friday during the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s annual policy orientation. Abbott’s...Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) unveiled the “Texas Plan” on Friday during the Texas
Heartland Institute Experts Comment on Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s Call for an Article V Convention - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) unveiled the “Texas Plan” on Friday during the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s annual policy orientation. Abbott’s...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted a month ago
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) unveiled the “Texas Plan” on Friday during the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s annual policy orientation. Abbott’s plan calls for nine new amendments to the Constitution of the United States including a balanced budget... Read more
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