By Eric Peterson On Monday, President Obama singed yet another executive order, this time it was the “Pay As You Earn Program.” The program is the cornerstone of the administration’s attempt to “help” address the problem of rising student loan debt. Unfortunately for taxpayers and for students, it will do little to make college more […]
On Tuesday, common sense scored a major victory when a California judge ruled the states’ teacher tenure and dismissal processes unconstitutional and faulted them with causing unequal educational opportunities.
By Akash Chougule President Obama’s controversial $16 billion federal government-based education reform program took yet another crushing blow last week; as two more states chose opt out of the Common Core standards. South Carolina’s Governor Nikki Haley and Oklahoma’s Governor Mary Fallin – both Republicans – have signed bills pulling their states out of the […]
Dear Senators: On behalf of more than two million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I write to express our strong opposition to the so-called “Fair Share Tax” included in Senator Warren’s higher education legislation (S. 2432), commonly known as the Buffett Rule. This legislation is a tax hike bill disguised as an […]
While at first glance the April jobs report signals a rebound, Americans should not be fooled by the surface-level excitement. A deeper look reveals that there remain concerning systemic deficiencies in the US economy – a sign that the nation is in need of a change of direction.