Terry Stoops on letter grades for schools; Michael Lowrey on regulating ride-sharing services; Becki Gray urges lawmakers to protect freedom; Philip Miller on past practice of treating PTSD with lobotomy; Sarah Curry defends end of preservation tax creditAdd This
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Mar 02, 2015 07:16 AM
Forget income inequality. A real challenge for American public policy reformers involves economic mobility. That’s the argument from Yuval Levin in the latest cover story for Commentary magazine. Among his recommendations for improving mobility is a new approach to “the curse of entrenched poverty.” This would involve the next stage of welfare reform, and it’sContinue Reading
Mar 02, 2015 07:13 AM
University of Southern California law and business professor Edward Kleinbard devotes his latest book, We Are Better Than This, to, as the subtitle declares, “how the government should spend our money.” Reviewing the book for Barron’s, retired Yale law professor Peter Schuck explains that Kleinbard could have been much better than this. In analyzing theContinue Reading
Mar 02, 2015 07:10 AM
Gene Epstein of Barron’s devotes his latest column to the Federal Reserve’s continued exploration of uncharted territory. The Fed used to observe the tradition of mainly limiting its buying and selling to short-term Treasuries, whose market value is relatively stable. No more. Because of QE, it now holds more than $1.7 trillion worth of mortgage-backedContinue Reading
Feb 26, 2015
The governors is wise not to expand Medicaid at a time the program is in flux.
Feb 19, 2015
The grades are based on two measures: student achievement and academic growth. These are much more meaningful distinctions for parents, teachers, and administrators than the earlier designations.
Feb 12, 2015
If the Supreme Court rules that the federal government cannot issue subsidies to the 36 states using federal Obamacare exchanges, Congress may have to revamp the health insurance law.
Jan 08, 2015
Professors do future journalists and the reading public no favors by teaching students that a left-wing narrative trumps the facts.
Dec 21, 2014
News outlets shirk their duty when they fail to acknowledge important stories.
Oct 21, 2014
Journalists fall short of long-established standards when they allow officials to peruse and even edit their reports.