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Jeb Bush: Another Friedmanomic Devotee Redefines Public Schools

“The situation is wholly different with a socialist enterprise like the public school system, or, for that matter, a private monopoly.”  Milton Friedman

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Corporate Education Reform

Lamar Alexander’s Old/New Ideas for Education Reform

Senator Lamar Alexander will soon assume leadership within the U.S. Senate on the committee that oversees public education.  It seems like a natural fit. After all, he served as the Secretary of the Department of Education under President George H.W. 627 more words

Corporate Education Reform

Winners and Losers from November 4

Last Tuesday was a huge night for the Republican Party across the country and in Tennessee, and there are some who stand out above (and below) the crowd. 972 more words

Glenn Reynolds: 6 Bills The GOP Should Pass

From pot to crony capitalism, here are suggestions for the Republican-controlled Congress.

So Republicans have taken back the Senate and in January will control both houses of Congress. 565 more words

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A Resume President?

Ohio Senator Rob Portman is considering a run for the White House.  The former Congressman, Trade Rep, and Budget Director for George W. Bush (not that I’d brag out that one) certainly has the experience to do the job.   138 more words