Research & Commentary: Michigan Teacher Pension Reforms
Michigan lawmakers are considering addressing the state’s debilitating $22 billion teacher pension deficit by switching incoming state teachers to a 401(k)-style plan instead of the traditional def
Research & Commentary: Diverging Education Opportunities
Recent research demonstrates a growing divide among America’s wealthier and poorer households.
Research & Commentary: Teacher Shortages
North Dakota is reporting extreme teacher shortages as the state booms economically thanks in great part to oil extraction, but it’s not the only place where such shortages are occurring.
Research & Commentary: Common Core Draft Science Standards
A consortium of consultants and science educators has released a draft of what they plan will become national education standards for K-12 science.
The Leaflet - What Does The Supreme Court Ruling Mean for States?
What does the Supreme Court ruling mean for states?
Research & Commentary: Loosening Teacher Tenure in New Jersey
New Jersey is one of several states—including Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Nevada, South Dakota, and Virginia—that recently considered tightening qualifications for teacher tenure or replacing it with
Research & Commentary: Mitt Romney’s Education Platform
Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced his education policy platform in May.
Research & Commentary: Race to the Top for School Districts
In May 2012, U.S.
The Leaflet - The Fracking Debate
Today, North Carolina is expected to vote to allow the process of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” for natural
Research & Commentary: Designing Tax Credit Scholarships
The New York Times published an article in May purporting to indict tax credit scholarship programs with evidence some scholarship-granting nonprofits were poorly and unethically managed.
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