Surveys Find Charter School Parents More Satisfied Than District-School Parents

Politicians and policy experts have argued for two decades about the merits of charter schools, with many studies showing the alternative public schools perform as well or better than traditional tax-funded schools. But what do parents think? Two large-scale surveys recently provided a closer look. Charter-school parents are, on the whole, much more likely to be satisfied with key […]

How Big Government Policies Are Hurting the Poor

Scholars at the Heritage Foundation, a free-market think tank, have unveiled more than two-dozen intrusive, costly and unnecessary government policies that are hurting the poor and the most vulnerable. The findings come as the poverty rate in the United States continues to rise, or remains unchanged, among minority children, and economic uneasiness persists even as […]

The Immorality of Obamacare

Obamacare is in crisis. With insurers unable to balance their books, more and more of them are simply dropping out of marketplace exchanges. As such, Americans find themselves with fewer, less-competitive insurance plans to choose from. Those insurers that have remained under the inaptly named Affordable Care Act now offer fewer treatment options. But that’s […]

The Power of Women at Work

Financial trailblazer Sallie Krawcheck rings an important alarm bell for women in her new book “Own It: The Power of Women at Work.” Krawcheck boasts an impressive resume: former chief financial officer of Citi, CEO of Citi Wealth Management and CEO of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and U.S. Trust. She also serves as co-founder and […]