In the recent edition of the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, former Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Peter R. Orszag argues that empirical evidence is the foundation of policymaking in the Obama Administration. Read More.
Education begins at home. Parents are best equipped to make educational choices for their children at all ages. By contrast, federal programs like Head Start have been at once ineffective and enormously expensive.
Click on This Box to See More Articles
Will Skillman Fellow in Education
Do workers enjoy the fruits of their labor? Economic theory predicts that firms pay workers according to their productivity. Some analysts argue this — Read more
On June 23, the British people will vote to decide whether or not they should remain part of the European Union. Great Britain is — Read more
Over the past seven years, President Obama has repudiated the venerable foreign policy tradition embraced by virtually every American President since World War II. — Read more
A book eventFor most of us, education was an uncomfortable process – stifling classrooms, tedious lectures, stressful exams, and a feeling of wasting our time — Read more
Co-hosted byThe Obama Administration has declared war against fossil fuels – the concentrated, affordable energy on which prosperous economies are utterly dependent. In only — Read more
Co-hosted by the 21st Century Wilberforce InitiativeFractured and forgotten, communities of faith in northern and central Nigeria face not only systematic discrimination, but also significant — Read more
A book eventAmericans today are frustrated and anxious. Our economy is sluggish, our culture feels like it’s coming apart, and our governing institutions often — Read more
What are the big foreign policy and defense issues on the Hill this year as they relate to Asia? Every year The Heritage Foundation’s — Read more
Co-hosted byOriginally published following the Supreme Court’s landmark Kelo v. New London decision, Cornerstone of Liberty: Property Rights in 21st Century America made a powerful — Read more
The Left, once the champion of civil liberties, is today orchestrating a coordinated campaign to bully Americans out of free speech. For nearly 40 — Read more
The Heritage Foundation is the nation’s most broadly supported public policy research institute, with hundreds of thousands of individual, foundation and corporate donors. Heritage, founded in February 1973, has a staff of 275 and an annual expense budget of $82.4 million.
Our mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense. Read More
Receive updates from Heritage about current events and initiatives in your email inbox
Already Signed up?
© 2016, The Heritage Foundation Conservative policy research since 1973