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Extending Common Core

, Spencer Irvine

The deputy assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education spoke at the left-wing think tank Center for American Progress this past week. After his remarks, several leaders of afterschool nonprofit programs participated in a panel…

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Deconstructing Common Core

, Spencer Irvine

On Capitol Hill, the Heritage Foundation recently sponsored a briefing and screening of a movie on Common Core, entitled “Building the Machine.” The movie was funded by the Home School Legal Defense Association and was…

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Big STEM Inaccuracy

, Malcolm A. Kline

Throughout America, debates about what to do about the shortage of science, technology, engineering and math graduates have been going on for at least a decade from the halls of Congress to most university campuses….

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Obamacare Slams Colleges

, Accuracy in Academia

In the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s monthly Campus Report newsletter, read about how Obamacare is not only hitting college students with higher health care costs.

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Student Debt Overload

, Spencer Irvine

Beth Akers, a fellow at the center-left Brookings Institute, conducted an interesting study on how student loan debt affects certain Americans of varying education levels, ranging from high school through post-graduate study. Her study, entitled,…

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Grand Old Common Core

, Malcolm A. Kline

Attempts by the Republican establishment to address educational and cultural issues are never pretty. They either try a ham-handed, top-down approach to “make things right” or invest prevailing, and often dubious, approaches with a Republican…

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Executive Power and Overreach

, Spencer Irvine

Philip Hamburger, the Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, gave some remarks at the Hillsdale College’s Kirby Center centered around the increase in executive power and the power of executive…

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Abortion’s War on Women

, Spencer Irvine

Professors Byron Calhoun, of West Virginia University-Charleston’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Teresa Collett, of the University of St. Thomas Law School, addressed concerns about women’s health in abortion clinics on the one-year anniversary…

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ObamaCare is a Penalty

, Spencer Irvine

Ilya Somin, law professor at George Mason University, said that the ObamaCare mandate is more of a penalty to Americans than a tax as the U.S. Supreme Court held in its past decision. Somin’s remarks…

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Maryland’s New Show and Tell

, Tony Perkins

If you need proof that same-sex “marriage” is about more than “love,” look no further than Montgomery County, Maryland. There, parents are dealing with the fallout of the state’s redefinition of marriage with a sweeping…

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