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How Common Core Textbooks Treat World War II
Saturday the 7th of December marks the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
NIPCC's Craig Idso on Power Hour Podcast: Benefits of CO2
Craig Idso, the former president and current chairman of the board of the Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change,< /a
Research & Commentary: E15 and Ohio
Ohio currently does not require gasoline be blended with renewable fuel, but ethanol is still frequently blended with the state’s motor gasoline in compliance with the federal Renewable Fuel Standa
Research & Commentary: Seat Time
“Seat time” is an often-overlooked aspect of education policy.
‘Hidden’ Stock Trades to be Revealed Starting Monday
Millions of previously hidden U.S. stock trades will be revealed for the first time on December 9 thanks to research from a team of academics.
Here’s The One Crazy Thing Barack Obama Can Do To Save Obamacare
We’ve passed the administration’s deadline, and Obamacare still isn’t fixed.
FEATURED SEARCH: "THE PARENT TRIGGER"
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... ...
Research & Commentary: Parent Trigger Success in AdelantoHeartland Research & Commentary - 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 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... ...
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... ...
The Parent Trigger: A Model for Transforming EducationHeartland Policy Brief - Joseph L. Bast, Bruno Behrend, Ben Boychuk, and Marc Oestreich
The Parent Trigger is an innovation in education reform... California. Briefly put, if half the parents whose children attend a failing public... of two other types of reform. The Parent Trigger concept is the creation of the Los Angeles Parents Union, a group of self-described... ...
Texas Legislature to Vote on Parent Trigger UpdateAshley Bateman
... bill to simplify the state’s Parent Trigger law and let parents petition earlier to take control of... from Dallas-Fort Worth. “All the parents that I work with across the... within the system.” ‘Too Long for Parents’ Texas’s current Parent Trigger law allows the state to reorganize... ...