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Ben DeGrow (ben@i2i.org) is senior education policy analyst for the Independence Institute, a free-market think tank in Denver, Colorado.

Ben DeGrow (ben@i2i.org) is senior education policy analyst for the Independence Institute, a free-market think tank in Denver, Colorado.

Recent Articles and Publications

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October 16, 2013
By Linda Gorman, Ben DeGrow
An initiative on the November ballot in Colorado would raise the state income tax $1 billion annually, making it the largest tax increase in state history, according to state estimates.
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April 30, 2013
By Ben DeGrow
A labor expert is praising a new Kansas law for promoting teachers' freedom to make informed political choices, and opinion polls show strong public support for it, including union members and government employees. Republican Gov.
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February 25, 2013
By Ben DeGrow
Ryan Noel just wanted his fellow teachers to see him receive money for his classroom.
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December 7, 2012
By Ben DeGrow
Challenges of cost, control, and quality have caused some Colorado education leaders to take a second look at the state’s adoption of national academic standards.
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June 4, 2011
By Ben DeGrow
Tennessee’s State Board of Education has ratified new rules requiring that student test scores factor in evaluating, paying, and promoting educators.
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March 11, 2010
By Ben DeGrow
Maryland missed out on the first round of the federal Race to the Top grant competition, so Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) is proposing an education reform package he says will give the state a second-round advantage.
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