Clare Jackson

What Common Core debate?

Our latest infographic shows Common Core State Standards are more commonly accepted than you may think.

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Young Teachers Deserve Retirement Protections, Too

Square_thumb by Tamara Hiler Imagine losing $11,000 in retirement, just for moving across state lines. As I recently discovered, the rules of defined benefit plans for teachers reward longevity and punish mobility. It works if you stay in one place and keep teaching, but doesn’t if you switch careers or move out of state, More ►

Why not growth?

Square_thumb by Jim Kessler It polls well, and it's arguably the most important economic issue. So why don't Democrats talk about it? In this op-ed for Republic 3.0 Jim Kessler makes the case for why Democrats ought to be obsessed with economic growth. More ►

EPA's Proposed Greenhouse Gas Rules: Not Radical But Radically Pragmatic

Square_thumb by Melissa Carey As expected, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recent proposal to regulate power plant emissions sparked some mild hysteria on the left and the right. But despite what you’re hearing from the ideologues on both sides of this debate, the EPA’s proposed solutions are far from radical. More ►
The federal deficit has become a Rorschach test for ideology
Jim Kessler and David Kendall

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