Heartland Institute

Advancing Student Achievement

April 1, 2010

For the last half century, higher spending and many modern reforms have failed to raise the achievement of students in the United States to the levels of other economically advanced countries.

School Choice: The Findings

August 28, 2007

School Choice: The Findings is the most comprehensive and up-to-date survey available summarizing the research on charter schools, vouchers, and public versus private school effectiveness.

Let's Put Parents Back in Charge!

September 1, 2005

This book is for parents, teachers, policymakers, taxpayers, and everyone who wants great schools for children regardless of their race, social background, and parents' income.

Is the U.S. Surface Temperature Record Reliable?

March 1, 2009

The stakes in the debate over global warming are high.

Global Warming: Facts vs. Faith

Walter Cunningham
January 1, 2010

Walter Cunningham has enjoyed careers in the United States Marine Corps, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and private industry, including 12 years as a venture capitalist.

7 Theories of Climate Change

January 1, 2010

“At least seven theories of climate change enjoy some support in the scientific community.

Research & Commentary: Teacher Evaluations

July 28, 2011

Taxpayers and state governments are increasingly acting on the principle that teachers should receive evaluations of their work, to measure their effectiveness and ensure better education for stude

Research & Commentary: Keystone XL Pipeline

July 26, 2011

The Keystone XL Project is an approximately 1,661-mile pipeline expansion project that will transport crude oil from Canadian oil sands to U.S. refining markets.

Research & Commentary: The Effect of Dodd-Frank

July 1, 2011

The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, also known as the Dodd-Frank Act, is a law with consequences for every part of the financial system.

Research & Commentary: Exchange Regulation and State Implementation

July 18, 2011

The massive and complex package of proposed health exchange rules released recently by the U.S.

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