Research & Commentary: Strings-Attached NCLB Waivers
President Barack Obama has announced his administration will grant states waivers from enforcement of the federal No Child Left Behind law, contingent on their adopting specific policy changes favo
Research & Commentary: Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Update
The uncertain future of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), which expires in 2014 and was recently the subject of an amendment to sunset it, has some individuals and organizations calling for
Research & Commentary: Picking Education Winners and Losers
Recent studies of government and philanthropic funding methods have led to criticism of these entities’ lackluster ability to sponsor successful schools.
Research & Commentary: Hydraulic Fracturing in New York State
On September 7, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation released its highly anticipated Revised Draft of the Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the Oil, Gas
Research & Commentary: Commuter Tax Subsidies
With the price of fuel on the rise in recent years, millions of American workers are paying more attention to the growing cost of commuting to work.
Research & Commentary: South Dakota School Funding
In 2006, two-thirds of South Dakota’s public school districts sued the state for more money, claiming the legislature didn’t provide enough for the system to ensure all South Dakota students receiv
Research & Commentary: Lowering Idaho’s Corporate Tax Rate
Many business and civic groups, including the Idaho Chamber Alliance, have recommended reducing the state’s 7.6 percent corporate income tax rate.
Research & Commentary: School Turnarounds
How to turn a failing school into a successful one has stumped educators and policy analysts for decades.
Research & Commentary: Crop Insurance and Farm Subsidies
Farmers buy crop insurance for protection against the financial impact of natural disasters affecting their crops and the loss of revenue caused by declines in agricultural commodity prices.
Research & Commentary: National Flood Insurance Update
On Thursday, September 8th, the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee held its first formal markup of a bill to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program.
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