U.S. student loan debt has increased 500 percent since 1999, and the cost of college has risen 400 percent since the 1980s.
Two million K-12 students in the United States are enrolled in online classes this year, and full-time virtual enrollment has increased 40 percent in the past three years.
Though several states have rejected federal funding for health insurance exchanges required by President Barack Obama’s health care law, the state of Colorado has accepted an $18 million federal gr
Increasing numbers of for-profit service providers have begun to enter the education sector, performing tasks from collecting and analyzing standardized test data to providing tutoring and bus serv
In the past few decades the federal government has spent millions of taxpayer dollars subsidizing the development of new energy technologies, including large-scale sequestration of carbon emitted f
The United States Postal Service is one of the best-liked agencies of the federal government, enjoying near-universal approval of the public. But it is in deep trouble.
Many state legislatures are pursuing legislation to force out-of-state online and catalog retailers to collect and remit sales taxes on purchases made by residents in the state.
All but three states have enacted anti-school-bullying legislation, 21 of them passing related laws in 2011. The U.S.
Despite criticism from state legislators, Gov.
Legislators and regulators in Washington, DC are now considering a gradual winding down of the two giant government-supported mortgage-securitizing enterprises, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.