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Research & Commentary: Oklahoma Parent Trigger

December 14, 2012

Oklahoma legislators will soon consider an education reform that has garnered significant national attention: the Parent Trigger.

Research & Commentary: Michigan School Finance Overhaul

December 12, 2012

Draft legislation in Michigan would restructure the school finance system so state funds predominantly follow children, allowing them to attend any public school in the state that will have them.

A Winning Plan for Entitlement Reform

December 13, 2012

This essay is the first of a series of Heartland Policy Briefs that addresses entitlement reform. In this document he writes that, 

Research & Commentary: Cybersecurity

December 13, 2012

Cyber-terrorism, hackers, identity theft, and viruses threaten to disrupt digital networks.

14 Think Tanks and Advocacy Groups Urge Congress to Oppose Carbon Taxes

December 12, 2012

UPDATE: On March 13, 2013, The Heartland Institute was among 16 conservative think tanks and advocacy groups that signed a letter urging a sense of the Congress resolut

Wisconsin’s Act 10: Saving Schools from the Fiscal Cliff

December 11, 2012

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s Act 10 is working.

Research & Commentary: UTOPIA and the Problems Facing Municipal Broadband

December 10, 2012

One of Utah’s most ambitious municipal broadband programs is facing serious subscribership and funding problems.

Research & Commentary: The Nevada Parent Trigger

December 6, 2012

Nevada legislators are considering an education reform that has garnered significant national attention: the Parent Trigger.

Pricewaterhouse Coopers' 'Too Late' Report: Poor Science, No Practical Solutions

November 21, 2012

A new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC), titled Too Late for Two Degrees?

Research & Commentary: Efforts to Improve Teacher Quality

November 21, 2012

The United States has increased its teaching force 250 percent since 1950, reducing teacher-student ratios from 1:22 to 1:15, but the expansion has not brought higher teacher quality.

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