In 2008, the Alaska Legislature passed House Bill 13, which authorized the selling of bonds (debt) for investment to fill the $10 billion pension gap in PERS/TRS.
The Anchorage School Board voted to adopt what are known as Common Core Standards which lays the groundwork for a national curriculum.
Health Insurance Exchanges are a bad idea, and Alaska should refuse to set one up. Alaska Policy Forum’s Jeremy Thompson and David Boyle interview Cato Institute’s Michael Cannon who explains why.
Michael Cannon concisely answers several questions about the new federal health care law.
What might school choice look like for Alaska?
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or the recent health care law, was rushed through the political process touted as deficit neutral legislation. One of the of the ways it was supposed to pay for itself was through cuts in other programs.
In the morass of new health care restrictions, rules and regulations in the federal law is a requirement that could greatly increase the amount of paperwork businesses must submit to the IRS.
Burke Balch explains how the federal health care law was passed to avoid a two-tiered system and about The Darthmouth Atlas and how it is used to justify health care rationing.
ASD is getting ready to spend $300 million on West Romig renewal. But how will it affect student achievement?