Daily Policy Digest

Charter Schools Offer Free Market Solutions to Public Education

More choice should produce a better educational fit between what schools offer and what parents want for their children and ultimately lead to better outcomes...

Parental Demand for School Choice Will Drive Supply

School choice programs will succeed or fail based on how well they are able to create a marketplace and how deftly they can overcome issues on both the supply and demand sides of the school choice equation...

Small Businesses Affected Most by Government Regulations

Since 2008, the federal government has imposed $733.9 billion in regulatory costs...

Could Private Exchanges Save Health Care?

Real choice and genuine market competition could spark the real health care change America has been waiting for — for far too long...

Are Africa's Economies Growing While Poverty Increases?

The number of people in Africa reportedly living under $1.25 a day has continued to creep upwards from 358 million in 1996 to 415 million in 2011...

Good Jobs and The Prospect of a Better Future is More Important than Good Intentions

The black suburbanites in Baltimore not only make more money than their urban counterparts but their life expectancy is at least eight years longer...

Small Businesses Need Saved From Obamacare

The increased burden of regulations and rising health insurance premiums have reduced pay in firms with 20 to 99 employees by at least $22.6 billion annually...

Tennessee to Become the 27th School Choice State

More states could join Tennessee in affirming that the department of education shall not regulate the educational program of a nonpublic school or service provider under the program...

Lack of Demand Hurting the Economy

If investors are unable to earn interest on a safe investment such as a Treasury bond or a bank's certificate of deposit, they will naturally seek riskier assets to generate income...

Minimum Wage Hurts Small Business in San Francisco

While forcing hundreds of Bay Area small businesses to close, cut staff, or overhaul their practices, San Francisco lawmakers have given multimillion-dollar tax breaks to lure or keep technology giants...


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