Replacing Common Core: Choices and Tradeoffs
The coerced adoption of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) by 46 states across the United States, often without public input, has generated tremendous controversy, concern, and efforts to repeal th
Ten State Solutions to Emerging Issues
This booklet explores solutions to the top public policy issues facing the states in 2016 and beyond in the areas of budget and tax, education, energy and environment, health care, and constitution
AMS Survey Shows No Consensus on Global Warming
In a November 2013 Heartland Institute Policy Brief, Heartland President Joseph Bast examines an American Meteorological Survey of its members which found only 39.5% of those who responded say they
Chinese Translation of Climate Change Reconsidered
Climate Change Reconsidered, a two-volume report from the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) originally published by The Heartland Institute in 2009 and 2011, wa
Making Texas Public Education More Efficient: Taxpayer Savings Grant Program
This Policy Brief summarizes past research and presents new analysis showing how a proposal called the Taxpayer Savings Grant Program (TSGP) would enable the state of Texas to comply with
The Parent Trigger: Justification and Design Guidelines
Sometimes, it seems as though the debate over school reform takes place in an alternate universe where time passes but nothing really changes.
Sports Stadium Madness: Is Fan Ownership the Answer?
The Heartland Institute, a free-market think tank whose researchers have questioned government subsidies to sports stadiums since the mid 1980s, has released a new Policy Brief proposing f
You Call This Consensus?
Heartland Institute President Joseph Bast writes a 2011 paper examining the common sound bites surrounding the idea that there is a scientific "consensus" surrounding the idea that humans are the p
The Indiana School Scholarship Act (House Bill 1003): Commentary and Analysis
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