2011 was a great year for school choice, setting a high bar for state legislatures nationwide to increase families’ educational options. 12 states and D.C. created or expanded school choice options, increasing educational opportunity. Read More.
Congress put school vouchers to the test in 2004 when it authorized the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program, a federally funded voucher program serving low-income students. It worked. Read More.
Despite decades of increased federal education spending, academic achievement in the United States lags. Systemic education reform that returns educational authority to the states and empowers parents with school choice is necessary.
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The 21st Century is likely to witness Asia’s two largest civilizations – China and India – join the United States in an elite club of — Read more
Ukraine is currently in a severe political and security crisis – the worst in Europe since the collapse of the USSR and the Yugoslav war. — Read more
History has not ended. Across the world today, we are witnessing both a heroic struggle for democracy and reform and the disturbing strength of — Read more
State marriage laws across the country are facing constitutional challenges in the wake of last year’s Supreme Court decision in United States v. Windsor, which — Read more
Volkswagen employees in Chattanooga, Tennessee stunned the labor movement when they voted against unionizing on February 14th. The workers’ rejection of the union was — Read more
As the President prepares for his upcoming trip to Asia, the list of security concerns to be addressed with allies continues to grow. North — Read more
Has the Federal Reserve functioned as it was intended? How well has the Fed managed the economy and calmed business cycles? Do its — Read more
A special film screeningOut of over 22 million veterans living in America today, 30% suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – making up a fifth of — Read more
Over the last three years, the State of Wisconsin has witnessed a transformation. Through tough, but prudent, structural policy reforms, the State has balanced — Read more
One of the great unanswered questions after the massive and violent changes that hit the Middle East in 2011 – known to some as the — Read more
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