Kartel Policy – A through M

Requiem For No Child Left Behind

The education policy of the administration of former President George W. Bush is one we’ve always covered critically. It turns out that at least one other reporter also tried to take a good honest look at it. “I was an education reporter covering suburban districts …

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Danger of Deconstructing Slavery

In San Antonio, they came face to face with it. “In the 8th grade American History class students were asked to reflect on the differing sides of slavery,” according to San Antonio Charter Moms. The lesson plan at Great Hearts Monte Vista has since been …

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College Students Flunk Trump Awareness Test

They didn’t realize that his predecessor sent troops to secure the border too. (Full disclosure: I’d forgotten this too.) “What would these same students say when they discovered President Obama did the same thing Trump is doing now?,” Cabot Phillips of Campus Reform wondered of …

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Armenia’s president’s power grab failed. Vladimir Putin may want to take notice. – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

Call it the “Putin shuffle.” The president of Armenia tried the now-familiar switch from president to prime minister and it spectacularly failed. What started as a protest movement by a few thousand students ended with over a hundred thousand Armenians pouring into the streets, shutting …

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A bright spot on civics education – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

This month, lackluster reading and math scores from the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) were released. Often called “The Nation’s Report Card,” NAEP showed that fourth- and eighth-graders have made little to no gains in either subject since 2015. Indeed, the stalled NAEP …

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The truth about China’s currency – AEI – American Enterprise Institute: Freedom, Opportunity, Enterprise

The United States and China are waging a trade war of words, where phrases like “coerced technology transfer” and “25 percent tariff” are tossed around but nothing actually happens. Another mostly empty phrase is “currency devaluation.” China won’t devalue the yuan against the dollar, for …

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The Regulatory Review for April 7 – 20, 2018

Welcome to FreedomWorks Foundation’s sixth regulatory review! Our Regulatory Action Center proudly updates you with our favorite tidbits from the swamp. We want to smash barriers between bureaucracy and the American people by delivering regulatory news straight to FreedomWorks activists. Check back in two Fridays …

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Nittany Lions Cannot Play Outside

Penn State is actually cutting back on the number of healthy activities their students can engage in. “A backpacking trip in the Rothrock State Forest and day hikes in the Laurel Highlands and Shenandoah National Park in Virginia were among the Penn State Outing Club’s …

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House Judiciary Committee to Consider Legislation to Protect Property Owners from Eminent Domain Abuse

The issue of eminent domain is receiving renewed interest thanks to a new movie about Susette Kelo, whose property was taken by the City of New London, Connecticut to enhance the city’s tax base. The movie, Little Pink House, was recently released in select theaters …

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Podcast: The Importance of Implementing More Work Requirements for Food Stamps

Lawmakers tackle food stamps in the new farm bill, but The Heritage Foundation’s Mimi Teixeira says they missed valuable opportunities for real change. Plus: We talk about Waffle House hero James Shaw Jr. The post Podcast: The Importance of Implementing More Work Requirements for Food …

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