Steven Brill: How to Fix Our Troubled Schools

Video of Steven Brill & WSJ Weekend Review Editor Gary Rosen.  Reforming America’s troubled education system requires a new commitment to training teachers and holding them accountable for their performance, says Steven Brill, author of Class Warfare: Inside...

Political Patronage

The Sunday Tennessean had an article titled “Tennessee teachers union gets mixed grades.”  At one point the article states: Supporters of the teachers union say efforts to end collective bargaining rules are meant to reverse the gains made by teachers. “I know...

Gov. Bill Haslam on Education

Gov. Bill Haslam gave a news conference at the Capitol on Wednesday, February 16th laying out a couple of proposals for education which included making it more difficult for teachers to gain tenure and to allow anyone to attend charter schools. We at TNSC were deeply...

WI Governor On Unions & Budget Cuts

The Badger State’s budget will be balanced, Gov. Scott Walker (R) assured The Heritage Foundation in a one-on-one interview. The stakes in Wisconsin are high not just here, but across America. “I’ve said all along the protesters have every right to be there, but I’m...

Wisconsin Union Protest: Myth vs. Fact

The day revealed the extent of the ideological divide that seems to characterize this debate — and the lack of consensus about the underlying facts that necessitate it in the first place. Few protesters we spoke to knew Wisconsin has a deficit of $137 million — a...

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