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August 5, 2018

State Needs Good Schools to Keep Business Booming

The trick is keeping an eye on potential challenges to the good news. For instance, education — the training of minds, the cultivation of skills. The news here is less celebratory.

April 17, 2018

Raise Teachers' Salaries by Draining the Public School Administrators' Swamp

Want to find more money to pay public school teachers? Begin draining the administrative staff swamp, which sucks so much money out of the system.

April 5, 2018

A Do-Over on the Omnibus Spending Disaster?

Aggressive use of the Impoundment Control Act could restore some sanity to federal spending and create consensus toward revision of the filibuster rule.

November 22, 2016

It's Not Just Tax Cuts, We Need Spending Cuts

Tax cuts are important but so are spending cuts, and it will take a lot of them if we aren't going to grow the federal debt.

June 8, 2016

Broken School Finance System Creates an Opportunity for School Choice in Texas

As broken as education funding in Texas is, school choice is poised to be the carrot legislators need to make substantive changes to the current system.

June 6, 2016

Broken School Finance System Is An Opportunity for School Choice

As broken as education funding in Texas is, school choice is poised to be the carrot legislators need to make substantive changes to the current system.

March 11, 2016

Nevada Has Passed the Most Forward-Thinking, Child-Empowering School Option in America

You know what means: The American Civil Liberties Union and other liberals are doing everything they can to stop it.

March 7, 2016

Bold Policy Reforms for the 2016 Election

Challenging times require bold reforms, but very few political candidates have proposed any. With this paper we try to fill that gap by identifying five reforms that would solve current problems, spur economic growth and return power and money to the states and the people.

March 7, 2016

Five Bold Policy Reforms 2016 Candidates Should Embrace

House Speaker Paul Ryan says Republican candidates are looking for bold policy reforms. IPI has responded with proposals that reduce the size and scope of government, empower people and states to make their own decisions, and keep more money in the private sector rather than the public sector.

January 1, 2016

Big Policy Reforms Republican Candidates Should Embrace in 2016

With the possible exception of tax reform, very few conservatives will accuse the GOP presidential candidates of bold policy proposals. So maybe the candidates could use some suggestions.

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