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Mar 17, 2015

It’s the Feds’ Fault Everyone Has Common Core

School Choice Weekly #79

Mar 17, 2015

Obamacare's Meagre 'Success' Part II

Judging by an article in The Atlantic yesterday , we're apparently supposed to b

Mar 17, 2015

Landscape and Ocean Changes, Not Carbon-Dioxide, Dominate Climate

Review of Landscapes and Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism, by Jim Steele; self-published, June 2013, 331 pages; ISBN: 1490 390189, ISBN-13: 978-1490 390185; $22.49 on Ama

Mar 17, 2015

Adam C. Smith: Lyft and Uber Ridesharing

In this episode of the Budget & Tax News podcast, managing editor, Jesse Hathaway is joined by Heartland Institute policy advisor and Johnson & Wales University associate economics professo

Mar 17, 2015

Georgia Education Officials Look to New Orleans School Model for Inspiration

Georgia education leaders face a dilemma mirrored in many states nationwide: Too many schools are failing too many students.