Is Minnesota getting back in the education reform game?

By   /  February 14, 2017  /  Education Blog, Minnesota  /  No Comments

Minnesota, once a national leader in school choice and the first state to have charter schools, may be ready to jump back into the reform movement. “Proposals are advancing in the state House and Senate to make tax credits available to parents for private-school tuition and to individuals and corporations who donate to foundations to […]

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This map shows how far-reaching — and debt-ridden — government broadband has grown

By   /  February 7, 2017  /  Minnesota, National, News, South Carolina, Technology, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Taxpayers Protection Alliance graphic

  The Taxpayers Protection Alliance Foundation has launched a website where users can view the litany of municipal broadband projects saddled with millions in debt. The map shows more than 200 projects funded by taxpayers, many of them deep in financial arrears and several more that failed, either sold off for deep discounts to private […]

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Minnesota fumbles firing of football coach who stood up for players’ due process rights

By   /  January 5, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Commentary, Education, Minnesota  /  No Comments

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University of Minnesota sends a strong message that it won’t tolerate those who stand up for politically incorrect causes.

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University of Minnesota football players reverse course, end boycott

By   /  December 19, 2016  /  Campus Culture, Commentary, Minnesota  /  No Comments

University of Minnesota football players have ended their boycott and will participate in the upcoming Holiday Bowl.

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Minnesota football players boycott practice, threaten bowl game over lack of due process

By   /  December 16, 2016  /  Campus Culture, Education, Minnesota, News  /  No Comments

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Students at the University of Minnesota are standing up for due process in a big way.

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Arizona lawmakers ponder dental therapy to address shortage

By   /  December 15, 2016  /  Alaska, Arizona, Health Care, Minnesota, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

Hospital emergency rooms are normally a repository for broken bones, accident traumas and sudden or severe medical complications. In Arizona, ERs were also the go-to treatment option for more than 45,000 people with dental problems from 2010 to 2015. The state’s Medicaid program picked up the tab for 41 percent of these cases — nearly […]

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