In Massachusetts, as in many other states and municipalities across the country, the high cost of traditional defined-benefit public pensions has become an important issue as unfunded liabilities h
Common Core State Standards for K-12 schools were adopted without debate by every state but Alaska, Nebraska, Texas, and Virginia in 2010, part of the price of getting federal dollars under the Oba
It’s a tale of two numbers: $2.9 billion and $9.6 billion.
The first number, $2.9 billion, represents the reduction in education funding in the state budget for fiscal 2012-2013.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed a new top marginal tax rate for high-income-earners several times.
A consortium of consultants and science educators has released a draft of what they plan will become national education standards for K-12 science.
With the Illinois legislature back in session, representatives of the oil and gas industry and environmental activists are directing their attention to Senate Bill 3280, an amendment to the Oil and
Missouri legislators are considering an education reform that has garnered significant national attention: the Parent Trigger.
First established as part of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, the Federal Universal Service Fund was designed to provide telephone service to underserved areas of the country.
Increasing computerization of financial trading has had a profound effect on financial markets by introducing a new element: high frequency trading (HFT).
The Internet Tax Freedom Act of 1998 was designed to promote the growth of the Internet by placing a moratorium on state and local taxation of Internet access and the creation of discriminatory tax