Written by Bruce Deitrick Price
A few years ago the city of Virginia Beach paid a Harvard consultant to come down and announce the big news: teachers must stop teaching.
They would be given a new name and a new job. They would be called “facilitators.” Their job would be to “facilitate.”
Imagine the shock. These teachers have been ...
Written by Lindsey Burke and Brittany Corona
In November, Senator Tom Harkin (D–IA) and Representative George Miller (D–CA) introduced the Strong Start for America’s Children Act (S. 1697 and H.R. 3461), which would create a federal preschool program for all four-year-old children from low- to moderate-income families in the country. It ...
Written by TMLC
Claiming “an unprecedented attack on religious liberty,” the Thomas More Law Center (TMLC) yesterday filed an amicus brief in support of the plaintiffs in two separate cases, Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc, and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp., pending in the U.S. Supreme Court. In both cases, the ...
Written by Eagle Forum
Common Core standards are influencing what teachers teach in elementary reading and high school English literature classes. Although proponents claim that there is no drive for a standardized Common Core curriculum, curriculum developers offer thousands of “Common Core aligned” books and teaching ...
Written by Greg Scandlen
Most of the commentators on the exchange roll out caution against the “death spiral,” in which failing to attract the young and healthy raises overall premiums. This further deters low-cost people from enrolling, resulting in even higher premiums.
Written by Right Side News
The Challenges with Medicaid Expansion in Virginia
As healthcare reform occurs throughout the nation, Virginians voice their opposition to Medicaid expansion.
The promised levels of Federal funding for Medicaid expansion cannot be fulfilled.
The evidence is mounting. Paul Ryan, ...
Written by DTN
New Report on Obamacare, Before Obamacare and After from Discover the Networks:
You undoubtedly have heard countless commentators—on both sides of the Obamacare debate—speak about how the new healthcare law will affect you. But if you’re like most people, there are many aspects of this immensely ...
Written by TMLC
On Monday, January 13, 2014, Federal District Judge Stephen J. Murphy, III, granted injunctive relief to five additional non-profit organizations in the Thomas More Law Center's newest challenge to the HHS Mandate filed in the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
Written by Hans Bader
Obama Administration Undermines School Safety, Pressures Schools to Adopt Racial Quotas in Student Discipline
Crime rates are not the same across different racial categories, and student misconduct rates aren’t, either. The Supreme Court ruledmany years ago that such racial disparities don’t ...