By Vicki Alger | Thursday August 9, 2012 at 1:36 PM PST | 8 Comments
What do you do with a public school district that spends more than $16,500 per student, runs deficits upwards of $11 million, and where student performance has stalled? Outsource school management, according to officials in one Michigan city. Highland Park City Schools are among the lowest ranked schools in the state. Highland Park Community...
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Tags: Economics, Education, Entrepreneurship, Free Market, Government subsidies, Innovation, Personal Liberty, Politics, Privatization, The State
By Mary Theroux | at 12:55 PM PST | 5 Comments
Reader advisory: the following is rated PG-13 Today is the anniversary of Singapore’s independence, and they’re celebrating by urging citizens to make a baby. With headlines like “Thursday’s the Day to Go All the Way for Civic Duty in Singapore,” and a new commercial rap video produced by Mentos to “Get Your National Night...
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Tags: Children, China, Civil Liberties, Civil Society, Culture, Family, Liberty, Morality, Nanny State, Personal Liberty, Propaganda, Uncategorized, Women