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Missouri Legislature Fails to Overturn Nixon’s Right-to-Work Veto
After Missouri Gov.
Georgia Gas Tax Hike Drives Shoppers Across Border
On July 1, Georgia implemented a new flat-rate gas tax, increasing the excise tax by about 12 cents per gallon.
An Afternoon with Angelo Codevilla & Donald J. Devine Pt. 1
In today's edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, we listen in to a conversation between Heartland President Joe Bast, and scholars Angelo Codevilla and Donald J. Devine Ph.D.
Federal Control of Nuclear Waste Hamstrings Industry
The nuclear power industry in the United States has been held back by a dysfunctional, federally controlled, centrally planned system of nuclear waste management, say the authors
Philadelphia Regulators Seek Uber Ban, Legal Fees
In addition to its current practice of impounding vehicles being used as “unauthorized service providers,” Philadelphia regulators filed a lawsuit against Uber, a popular transpor
GAO: IRS Still Lacks Safeguards to Prevent Political Targeting
In the wake of revelations Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agents unfairly targeted certain non-profit organizations for enhanced compliance scrutiny, the U.S.
FEATURED SEARCH: "THE PARENT TRIGGER"
L.A. School District Defies Parent Trigger LawAshley Bateman
... is attempting to defer choice for parents who petition for their legal right... longer beholden to the state’s “parent trigger” law because federal accountability mandates under... Under the law, also called the “parent empowerment” law, a majority of parents can require reforms at a failing school... ...
Parent Trigger Bill Gets Positive Florida ReceptionAshley Bateman
... and Michael Bileca have introduced a Parent Trigger bill that would authorize parents to choose a reform option for... would also require schools to notify parents of online options if their child... rated or qualified teacher. With a Parent Trigger law, “I would feel empowered knowing... ...
Research & Commentary: Parent Trigger Success in AdelantoResearch and Commentaries - Joy Pullmann Heartland Institute
A judge recently ruled that a Parent Trigger petition from parents in Adelanto, California is valid and... the first state to pass a Parent Trigger law, which a dozen other states... It allows a simple majority of parents at a failing school to “trigger” one of several reform options... ...
Positive Reception for California’s Third Parent TriggerAshley Bateman
...Exercising their rights under California’s 2010 Parent Trigger law, more than 300 parents delivered petitions to the Los Angeles... or converted into a charter school. Parents are now reviewing proposals from eight... been set.” Sixty-eight percent of parents whose children attend 24th Street Elementary... ...
Twenty Ohio Schools Are Now Eligible for Parent Trigger ReformHeather Kays
... for reform under the state’s parent trigger law. The latest state report card... failed to improve enough to avoid the parent trigger option. The parent trigger law, passed as part of the state’s budget in 2011, empowers parents to decide how to reform chronically... statewide... ...
Parent Power: Grassroots Activism and K-12 Education ReformAndrew Kelly, Patrick McGuinn American Enterprise Institute
... advocacy organizations are working to pull parents into larger policy debates over school... lead to naïve expectations of what parent power can accomplish, especially since some... Kelly, discuss strategy and outlook for parent power activists, offering recommendations to help lead them to sustained, successful... ...