Topic: Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research
The IRS targeting of conservative political groups may not have been political itself. But it shows a serious need for more civics education in America about basic freedoms like the First Amendment.
Massachusetts was first in the US to pass health-care reform that included an individual mandate to buy insurance. Now it aims to be the first to control costs. Will its plan, approved Tuesday, work?
Six years into Massachusetts' version of health-care reform, most residents are complying with the individual mandate. But for some, the cost of a premium is almost prohibitive.
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