Advocates for raising Pennsylvania’s minimum wage have gained a surprise ally in conservative state Sen. Scott Wagner.
State Rep. Yvette Herrell, R-Alamogordo, thinks New Mexico can do a better job managing its land than the federal government can. Later this week, she will file a bill creating the New Mexico Land Management Study Committee to study whether New Mexicans would be better served by managing their own land.
Pat McPherson refused to resign from the State Board of Education Wednesday, even after his colleagues on the board passed a resolution urging him to do so.
As incubator of the nation’s first charter schools in 1991, Minnesota earned a reputation as an educational innovator. Twenty years later, however, the state still consistently reports one of the biggest achievement and graduation rate gaps for minority students in the nation.
An Oklahoma lawmaker is pushing for education savings accounts that will put a portion of per-student money into a fund parents can use for private schools, tutors and even higher education.
School choice vouchers have saved Ohio taxpayers more than $500 million, according to a Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice study released last fall.
The superintendent of one Pittsburgh area school district is adamant that allegations about credit-card use were “slanderous,” “exaggerated” and “100 percent absolutely” raised for political reasons. He also maintains all the purchases were ok by district policy — but the district has still made some changes to the policy.
Union dues paid to International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers fund generous officer pay and left-wing politics.
By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. – It’s like living under a cloud.
That’s how Jim Bender, president of School Choice Wisconsin, feels about a seemingly never ending, “ongoing investigation” by the U.S. Department of Justice into the state’s parental choice, or school choice, program.
By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — Newly elected state Treasurer Matt Adamczyk ran on a campaign pledge of cutting 80 percent from a $545,000 annual budget. A few weeks into his first and supposed only term, he has, through lay-offs, already gotten rid of his two-member staff.
An Oak Ridge police officer must have felt awkward when he pulled over a blue Ford Explorer traveling 88 miles per hour and learned the driver was his own police chief.
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As #Grubergate continues to unfold, Reason.com’s Remy offers up a new video revealing just how President Obama’s administration discussed selling Obamacare to the American people.