NCPA Media: News Release
Dec 12, 2014
Reform, Not Funding, Key to Engaging Students: NCPA Study
NCPA: Developing a rigorous vetting process for talented teachers and opening up school choice options are paramount to engaging students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Research Fellow Lloyd Bentsen IV.
Dec 04, 2014
NCPA: Mark Davis, one of the most prominent conservative radio show hosts in America, will discuss his new book Lone Star America: How Texas Can Save Our Country on Wednesday, December 17th as part of the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) Economic Policy Forum and Author Series.
Dec 04, 2014
Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement Could Boost Exports, Income
NCPA: The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade agreement which would expand American trade with nations in the Asia-Pacific region, could increase exports by up to 37.3 percent and generate $295 billion annually in income gains by 2025, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Research Associate Alyson Cuervo.
Nov 17, 2014
NCPA & MacIver Institute Briefings: Looking Out for WI’s Bottom Line
NCPA:With the cost of Wisconsin’s public employee health and retiree benefits on the rise and a population “aging in place,” Wisconsin must continue to proactively search for efficient ways to provide public services. The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) and Wisconsin’s own John K. MacIver Institute for Public Policy will outline Wisconsin’s options for reducing costs and improving benefits in policy briefings in Madison and Milwaukee, Wednesday, November 19th and Thursday, November 20th, respectively.
Nov 13, 2014
Conservative Columnist to Speak at NCPA Luncheon
NCPA: Washington Examiner Chief Political Correspondent Byron York will analyze the impact of the 2014 midterm elections – and what they could mean for the next presidential race – in Dallas on Tuesday, December 2nd, as part of the National Center for Policy Analysis’ Hatton W. Sumners Distinguished Lecture Series.
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.