education

Patrick J. Buchanan

Opinion: Are Democrats Looking to the Lifeboats?

Not so long ago, President Joe Biden was being talked of as a transformative president, a second Franklin D. Roosevelt in terms of the domestic agenda he would enact. And there was substance to the claim. Early in his presidency, Biden had passed a $1.9 trillion stimulus package. While his majorities in both houses of

John Stossel

Opinion: Let Parents Choose

As Virginia’s gubernatorial election drew to a close last week, Democrat Terry McAuliffe brought in teachers’ union president Randi Weingarten. He thought that would help? I suppose he, like many progressives, believes everyone thinks the way he does. “I’m not going to let parents come into schools and … make their own decisions,” he’d said.

Politics

Rattled Democrats reckon with bruising results in VA, NJ

A bruising loss and an unexpectedly close call in two statewide elections sent Democrats scrambling for answers and calling for new strategies Wednesday, as they worked to unstick a stalled legislative agenda that has exposed deep divisions ahead of critical midterm elections. Barely a year from snatching unfettered control of the White House and Congress,

Opinion

Opinion: All Charter Schools Are Public Schools

Charter schools are always public schools and prioritize the learning needs of every student. As such, we take exception to the term “for-profit” charter schools because it is misleading. It is true that about 10 percent of these student-centered, tuition-free, innovative public schools contract with companies for management functions. That does not make the schools themselves “for-profit”

Events

Wander the Wild Online Auction’s Bidding is Open, September 29 to October 2

Wander the Wild is the signature annual fundraiser to benefit the Highlands Center for Natural History. Typically an in-person outdoor and indoor event, this year’s auction is the best of both worlds, an on-line auction culminating with an in person auction outdoors at the lovely Windmill House! Can’t be at the live event? Don’t worry,

State

Highlighting Arizona’s Economic And Workforce Development

Governor Doug Ducey highlighted Arizona’s economic momentum and workforce development during a National Governors Association Workforce Symposium discussion with Bill McBride, executive director of the association. Arizona had some of the strongest economic momentum in the country last year, and has been able to maintain it throughout the pandemic recovery. We have been a leading

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