NCPA Media: News Release
Nov 12, 2014
Linking Teacher Evaluations to Student Performance Vital: NCPA
NCPA: If implementing Common Core means suspending teacher accountability, the standards will be a disservice to both our children and our education system, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Research Fellow Lloyd Bentsen IV and Research Associate Helm MacNeil Dobbins.
Nov 12, 2014
NCPA Interim President and CEO Dennis McCuistion Interviews Education Experts on the Controversial Common Core State Standards
NCPA: To update today’s NCPA Common Core report, National Center for Policy Analysis Interim President and CEO Dennis McCuistion recently interviewed a panel of experts on the formation and implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). CCSS, the experts say, were initially created to ensure consistent, high standards across states and provide clear expectations so all students, regardless of where they live in the US, graduate from high school with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in college, career and life.
Nov 07, 2014
West: Policy, Not Politics, is Key to America’s Future
NCPA: The Board of Directors of the National Center for Policy Analysis has named Allen B. West as CEO of the 31-year old nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy think tank.
Oct 29, 2014
Following the lead of state Medicaid programs could curb prescription drug abuse in Medicare
NCPA: Limiting drug-abusing patients to one doctor and one pharmacy for pain medication prescriptions could be the solution to Medicare drug abuse and some forms of fraud, according to a new report from National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Devon Herrick.
Oct 21, 2014
GMOs Could Be The Solution to Global Malnutrition: NCPA Report
NCPA: Decreasing the regulations on genetically modified crops could be a valuable strategy in combatting the growing deficit between food supply and global hunger, according to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis.
Oct 17, 2014
Paul to Speak Oct. 31 NCPA Luncheon/Scholar Weekend
NCPA: Three-time presidential hopeful Dr. Ron Paul will speak about current news issues ahead of the upcoming mid-term elections on Friday, October 31st, as part of the National Center for Policy Analysis' Hatton W. Sumners Distinguished Lecture Series.
Oct 07, 2014
NCPA: Wisconsin’s breakthrough Medicaid expansion plan sets a standard of cost-effective access for quality care that other states should follow, according to a new study from National Center for Policy Analysis and the John K. MacIver Institute for Public Policy.
Oct 02, 2014
NCPA & MacIver Institute Study Examines ACA Impact
NCPA: Wisconsin is a prime example of how rising health care costs and penalties are already surprising individuals, families and businesses in many states as they face new requirements under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new studyfrom the National Center for Policy Analysis and the John K. MacIver Institute for Public Policy.