Research & Commentary: Reform Unionism
As school choice and competition measures eke into the American education system, the implications are becoming clear to the nation’s three million public school teachers and the unions to which ma
Research & Commentary: Windstorm Insurance on the Atlantic Coast
Hurricane Irene appears likely to make landfall in the United States sometime in the next few days.
Research & Commentary: Advantages of Managed Care for Medicaid
The skyrocketing costs caused by Medicaid’s fee-for-service approach have states struggling to meet their government budgets, and access to quality health care is becoming scarcer.
Research & Commentary: Credit Scoring Debate in Massachusetts
A debate over the use of credit scoring to determine insurance rates and eligibility continues to rage in Massachusetts.
Research & Commentary: School Funding Lawsuits
With state and local governments tightening their belts in response to falling tax revenues caused by the bad economy, school districts facing cuts are increasingly resorting to lawsuits to force g
Research & Commentary: Recovery Audits
For decades, retailers and other private-sector businesses have hired independent auditors to track down improper payments and recover the money.
Research & Commentary: Online Learning and Related Technology
Online K-12 education is growing rapidly as lawmakers authorize state-run or -approved virtual education options such as single classes from myriad operators and entire virtual schools.
Research & Commentary: The Home Mortgage Interest Deduction
Few public policy issues evoke more fervor than those promoting homeownership.
Research & Commentary: Pennsylvania Liquor Privatization
Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Mike Turzai recently introduced House Bill 11, which would privatize the state’s liquor sales.
Research & Commentary: Teacher Evaluations
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
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