Research & Commentary: The Effect of Dodd-Frank
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: Repatriation of Foreign Earnings Tax Holiday
Research & Commentary: Teacher Evaluations
Teachers receive job evaluations much like workers in other professions; except the “satisfactory” rates for teaching usually lie somewhere in the high 90th percentiles, according to an Education N
Research & Commentary: Protecting Privacy in Cloud Computing
The 25-five-year-old federal Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) doesn’t protect individuals’ data stored remotely in the Internet “cloud” (such as gmail, mobileme, and skydrive).
Research and Commentary: Blaine Amendments
Thirty-eight states have Blaine Amendments to their constitutions, which prohibit public dollars from supporting religious private schools.
Research & Commentary: Standardized Loss Allocation System for Hurricane Claims and the COASTAL Act
The two major forces of a hurricane—wind and water—can do grave damage to homes.
Research & Commentary: Use of Gender in Auto Insurance Scoring
Some stereotypes about groups are pure calumny, others have a small grain of truth, and some are absolutely, 100 percent true.
Research & Commentary: National ‘Common Core’ Curriculum Standards
The Common Core State Standards Initiative, supported and created by the National Governors Association and Council of Chief State School Officers, sets grade-by-grade content requirements for K–12
Research & Commentary: Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) of Natural Gas
Research & Commentary: National and State Standardized Tests
As Congress gears up to reauthorize No Child Left Behind, the largest federal law on education, and various school districts display the fruits of the act’s mandated testing, experts have begun to
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