Topic: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
About one-quarter of the electorate used absentee ballots in the 2008 election. But the convenience of mailing it in hasn't done much to boost turnout.
09/08/2010 02:52 pm
South Korea said Wednesday it will blacklist 102 Iranian firms and 24 people in response to US pressure to sanction Iran over its nuclear program.
09/08/2010 01:16 pm
A report released Tuesday ranks cities not in terms of best-performing schools but on their openness to outside ideas and education reform.
08/24/2010 04:08 pm
The Los Angeles Times is planning to publish a database that shows how much students' test scores have improved under specific area teachers. Some say it's a useful teacher accountability tool. Critics say it's not a fair portrait.
08/17/2010 07:07 pm
Senators approved $10 billion in funding Thursday that will keep 140,000 teachers' jobs. The House, which is being called back from August recess by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is expected to approve the funding next week.
08/05/2010 06:07 pm
State and city budget cuts could offset the federal stimulus's effects.
08/02/2010 10:00 am
A hearing by House ethics investigators is expected to convene Thursday for Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel. In an election season, corruption allegations can be toxic for the party in power.
07/29/2010 12:32 pm
WikiLeaks released 92,000 pages of classified documents on Sunday, but much of it has viewers wondering why it needed to be kept secret in the first place. Yet there may be compelling reasons, say others.
07/28/2010 10:00 am
About 40 states will probably have adopted the 'Common Core' education standards by spring. But critics caution that buy-in is just a start.
07/26/2010 01:32 pm
Secretary of State Clinton announced new North Korea sanctions Wednesday, but many experts doubt the measures will persuade North Korea to resume talks over its nuclear program.
07/21/2010 04:50 pm