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"School choice, it seems, should be a no-brainer. Why not give families vouchers, allowing them to make free choices for their children’s education? There’s a reason increasing numbers of inner-city activists in places like Chicago and Washington, D.C., are fighting for charter schools and voucher programs. They know choice would be better for their kids. They know the government has failed them."

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2014/08/14/the_crazy_world_of_public_schools_123654.html


The Crazy World of Public Schools | RealClearPolitics
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Are America’s vast, sprawling, powerful government agencies really all that bad? Left-leaning New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, in a recent series of columns and blog posts, has...
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LIKE if you agree with the 80% of Kansans who believe that employees should have the right to decide, without force or penalty, whether to join or leave a labor union. http://www.employeefreedomweek.com/survey-results/


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National Employee Freedom Week has released a series of scientific surveys to find out how many union members want to leave their union and gauging the public’s support for employee freedom. The results were surprising.
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Kansas school funding has been increasing
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The Aug. 1 news article “In Kansas, a deep-red ‘experiment,’ ” about Kansas’s tax reform, provided incomplete data on school funding. The base state aid data used to show a decline in school funding r...
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KPI Paper - A Legislators Guide to Delivering Better Service at a Better Price.pdf
Size: 3.86 MB
A road map by which state legislators can control state spending while delivering better government service.
KPI Paper - Preventing Bankruptcy in KPERS.pdf
Size: 657.59 KB
An examination of the impact new GASB standards will have on KPERS and possible solutions.
KPI Analysis - A Legislator's Guide to Delivering Better Service at a Better Price.pdf
Size: 286.39 KB
How Kansas' legislators can lead the transition from being a high-spending state to an efficient provider and reap the benefits of economic growth and job creation.
KPI Study - Better Service, Better Price - Privatization.pdf
Size: 792.06 KB
A primer discusses what the privatization of government services is, what it isn't, best practices, and explores case studies from around the world.
KPI Policy Brief - Tax Reform Gears Kansas for Growth.pdf
Size: 489.9 KB
A dynamic analysis of the tax reform package enacted with the signing of HB 2117.
KPI Paper - The Economic Impact of the Kansas Renewable Portfolio Standard.pdf
Size: 418.71 KB
An analysis of the Renewable Portfolio Standard signed into law in 2009.
KPI Analysis - Tax Reform Job Growth and Gov't Spending.pdf
Size: 497.7 KB
An analysis of spending and taxation levels amongst the individual states.
KPI Paper - Major Structural Deficits Looming In Kansas.pdf
Size: 622.16 KB
KPERS and Medicaid spending, especially with the implementation of ObamaCare, threaten to crowd out spending on other state priorities or force dramatic tax increases.
KPI Analysis - Tax Reform Is About Job Creation - July 2012.pdf
Size: 640.79 KB
An analysis of how lower taxes are creating more jobs in other states around the country. What does this mean for Kansas and what can we learn from our neighbors?
KPI Paper - Legal Authority to Modify the KPERS.pdf
Size: 196.42 KB
There are two primary contraints
on the ability of the Kansas legislature to modify
benefits under KPERS.
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