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Washington State’s Regressive Wireless Taxes are Still the Highest in the Nation
Washington is once again the highest wireless tax state in the nation, according to a recent study<
In The Tank Podcast (ep14): Best of In The Tank Thus Far...
Because of the extended holiday weekend, today's edition of the In The Tank Podcast will be a best-of edition.
Washington State Supreme Court Rules Against Funding Charters
On September 4, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled by a 6–3 vote public charter schools are not eligible for state funding.
Looking Back: Heartland Visits the Vatican Climate Summit
In today's holiday, best-of, edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, we look back to the spring where Heartland led a delegation of experts to the Vatican to supply an opposition voice to the U.N.
Montana Officials Propose Exclusion of Religious Schools from Scholarship Program
The Montana State Department of Revenue heard testimony regarding a controversial proposed rule that would prevent state funds from a new tax credit scholarship program being used to pay for school
The Leaflet - Happy Thanksgiving from The Heartland Institute
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The Leaflet - Learning From Massachusetts' ExchangeThe Leaflet - John Nothdurft
... biggest companies, driving out smaller competitors. The ‘Parent Trigger’ in California: Some Lessons from the... Heartland Institute’s latest Policy Brief, “The ‘Parent Trigger’ in California: Some Lessons from the... Experience So Far,” offers a detailed account of the Parent... ...
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
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How Connecticut Diffused the Parent TriggerJennifer Berigan
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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... ...
The Parent Trigger: A New Paradigm for Parental EmpowermentGabe Rose
What is the Parent Trigger? The Parent Trigger is a historic new law that gives parents in California the right to force... future underperforming school. If 51% of parents sign a Parent Trigger petition, the Local Education Authority (LEA... four options available for... ...