In July 2011, Education Secretary Arne Duncan ignited a media and political firestorm by announcing his intention to grant waivers to states that could not meet No Child Left Behind requirements if
Hurricane Irene appears likely to make landfall in the United States sometime in the next few days.
In 2010, states cut higher education budgets by a total of $1.2 billion. In 2011, the cuts are expected to reach $5 billion.
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.
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
A debate over the use of credit scoring to determine insurance rates and eligibility continues to rage in Massachusetts.
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
For decades, retailers and other private-sector businesses have hired independent auditors to track down improper payments and recover the money.
Few public policy issues evoke more fervor than those promoting homeownership.
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.