Kansas Tax Cuts: Don’t Buy the Spin

Almost two years after some of the country’s most significant state-level tax reform was passed in Kansas, misinformation about the tax cuts and their economic effects still abounds. While left wing election year strategists lambast the Kansas tax cut package as a poster child for poor economic policy, the data … »

VIDEO: Report Card on American Education Co-Author Discusses Report Findings with The Wall Street Journal

Foundation for Excellence in Education Senior Adviser Dr. Matthew Ladner joined the Wall Street Journal on Thursday to talk about the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) Report Card on American Education. Dr. Ladner is a co-author of the report. Wall Street Journal Editorial Board Member Mary Kissel made note of … »

The Washington Post Picks Up the Flag from the Convention Alarmists

This appeared on i2i.org October 27, 2014. By: Rob Natelson The past week saw yet another assault on those reformers who seek to cure federal dysfunction by promoting a “Convention for proposing Amendments.” The latest attack took the form of an opinion column that in content offered nothing new. It … »

Digital Learning: a Bright Spot in Education

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) yesterday released the 19th edition of its annual Report Card on American Education, where it ranks states’ education policy based on six areas: state academic standards, charter school laws, home-school regulations, private school choice programs, overall teacher quality and policies, and digital learning opportunities. … »