Research & Commentary: Online and Blended Learning
Two million K-12 students in the United States are enrolled in online classes this year, and full-time virtual enrollment has increased 40 percent in the past three years.
Research & Commentary: Colorado Health Insurance Exchange
Though several states have rejected federal funding for health insurance exchanges required by President Barack Obama’s health care law, the state of Colorado has accepted an $18 million federal gr
Research & Commentary: For-Profit Competition in K-12 Education
Increasing numbers of for-profit service providers have begun to enter the education sector, performing tasks from collecting and analyzing standardized test data to providing tutoring and bus serv
Research & Commentary: The FutureGen Project
In the past few decades the federal government has spent millions of taxpayer dollars subsidizing the development of new energy technologies, including large-scale sequestration of carbon emitted f
Research & Commentary: U.S. Postal Service Reform
The United States Postal Service is one of the best-liked agencies of the federal government, enjoying near-universal approval of the public. But it is in deep trouble.
Research & Commentary: Amazon Taxes
Many state legislatures are pursuing legislation to force out-of-state online and catalog retailers to collect and remit sales taxes on purchases made by residents in the state.
Research & Commentary: Anti-Bullying Measures
All but three states have enacted anti-school-bullying legislation, 21 of them passing related laws in 2011. The U.S.
Research & Commentary: Minnesota Health Insurance Exchange
Despite criticism from state legislators, Gov.
Research & Commentary: The Future of the 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage
Legislators and regulators in Washington, DC are now considering a gradual winding down of the two giant government-supported mortgage-securitizing enterprises, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.
Research & Commentary: Economic Impact of Casino Development
During its 2012 session, the Florida legislature will consider bills to allow the construction of large destination casino resorts in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties.
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