Research & Commentary: Harkin-Enzi NCLB Reauthorization
The U.S. Senate is considering an 860-page bill and 868-page amendment by Sens. Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Mike Enzi (R-WY) to reauthorize No Child Left Behind.
The Leaflet - U.S. Supreme Court Will Review 3 PPACA Cases
On Monday the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order granting review in three cases regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
The Leaflet - Mixed Election Results From States
This week was election week for lawmakers in Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, and Virginia.
Research & Commentary: President Obama’s Student Loan Executive Order
President Barack Obama announced in October 2011 he will issue an executive order changing the federal student loan system.
Research & Commentary: Tennessee School Vouchers
Tennessee state Sen.
The Leaflet - Learning From Massachusetts' Exchange
Welcome to the inaugural edition of The Leaflet, a weekly policy roundup produced for lawmakers by The Heartland Institute’s government relations department.
Research & Commentary: Iowa Education Overhaul
Iowa’s governor and lieutenant governor have released a preliminary blueprint for “systemic” education reforms designed to make Iowa the nation’s top education state and enable Iowans to compete be
Regulating For-Profit Colleges in Ohio
The Ohio legislature is considering H.B.
Research & Commentary: Michigan’s ‘Right to Teach’ Legislation
This year Michigan state lawmakers capped the amount school districts pay toward employee health care coverage (thus requiring school employees to pay part of their premiums), lengthened the time r
Research & Commentary: Michigan School Reforms
In September 2011, Michigan state senators introduced seven education reform bills to lift the state cap on charter schools, introduce a Parent Trigger, expand online learning, allow schools to out
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