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Common Core-Aligned SAT Faces Free Market Competition

The College Board is riding on a cash cow gravy train in this testing frenzy that permeates American public education. However, it may soon have a free market competitor to its tainted Common Core-aligned SAT...

Digital Health Funding Defies Expectations

Investors have not had their fill of digital health deals...

Hillary Clinton's Capital Gains Tax Proposal

If Hillary Clinton becomes president, returns on assets could be reduced by almost half compared to current law...

New York Primary "Fracking" Fight

Bernie Sanders is demanding a nation-wide ban on hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" while he campaigns in the state of New York...

Four Options for Saving Medicare

Medicare is a Ponzy scheme with each generation getting more back than it put in...

Chicken & Egg in Consumer-Driven Health Care

Recent research suggests only 7 percent of health spending is subject to pricing pressure from cost-conscious patients...

The Poverty Excuse for School System Failure is Nonsense

It is true that affluence yields increased receptivity to instruction and engagement in academic content. But the United States does not have more or worse child poverty than the countries that rank ahead of us...

Medicare Pays for Prevention -- Finally!

Medicare has just announced it will pay for a lifestyle intervention that reduces the risk of diabetes...

How Do We Pay for a Growing Medicare Program?

Seniors have received Medicare benefits that are increasing relative to their preretirement income...

Don't Let the Opt-Out of Common Core Testing Movement Fool You

The real reason behind the Common Core Testing Opt-Out movement is because the testing is tied to teacher performance...


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