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Jul 8, 2015

NCLB Rewrites to Hit Congress Again

School Choice Weekly #95

Jul 7, 2015

Florida Tea Party Network Loses Key Chapter over Solar Power Advocacy

One of Florida’s most influential Tea Party chapters has pulled out of the so-called Tea Party Network, putting on notice people who claim Florida Tea Party groups support a proposed amendment to t

Jul 7, 2015

Obama Admin Promotes Union Fight For Fast-Food Dues

Service Employees International Union wants to take dues from fast-food workers, and the Obama administration wants to help.

Jul 7, 2015

Budgetary and Economic Effects of Repealing the Affordable Care Act

Over the next decade, a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would probably increase budget deficits with or without considering the effects of macroeconomic feedback, according to a report from

Jul 7, 2015

Policymakers, Citizens Receive Advice on Combating Alarmist Agenda

On Friday, June 12, the Tenth International Convention on Climate Change attendees were treated to a discussion concerning the role policymakers can play in halting the climate alarmist agenda by M

Jul 7, 2015

Why Your State Should Copy Nevada’s School Choice Plan

With new research showing widespread underperformance among middle class students in states across the country, Nevada’s recently enacted nearly universal education savings account (ESA) program co