ON-Lion Letter

Entries for May 2015

CEI's 2015 <i>Ten Thousand Commandments</i> report reveals hidden tax of federal regulation reaches $1.88 trillion
In its May Ten Thousand Commandments:  An Annual Snapshot of the Federal Regulatory State report released in May, the Competitive Enter...

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Charter schools outperform traditional public schools, according to WILL policy brief
"Charter schools were designed to be public schools that facilitate educators' efforts to navigate around bureaucratic inefficiencies and the influenc...

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U.S. strategy to defeat ISIS is insufficient, according to Institute for the Study of War report
Some have claimed that ISIS is on the defensive inside Iraq and Syria.  A defensive strategy, however, is not a sign of organizational weakness, ...

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2015 Bradley Symposium, on future of higher education, to feature Purdue University president Mitch Daniels
A college education has long been both a key ingredient to upward mobility and a crucial means of educating virtuous citizens.  But as tuition an...

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North Carolina study finds graduates of teacher-prep programs with higher NCTQ ratings are more effective than graduates of programs with lower ratings
A May study by the Education Policy Initiative at Carolina (EPIC) examining the connection between the National Council on Teacher Quality's (NCTQ) Te...

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Lee Greenwood to perform at Bradley Prizes ceremony at Kennedy Center
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation in Milwaukee has announced that country-music star Lee Greenwood will perform at the 2015 Bradley Prizes ceremo...

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Demand for Wisconsin's statewide school-choice program grows again
Data released in May by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction shows that the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP) has increased demand go...

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan participates in Hudson Institute conference on Islamic State's religious cleansing and urgency of strategic response
In May, a Hudson Institute conference in New York City focused on the policies and strategies urgently needed to help the Middle East's vulnerable rel...

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George F. Will to emcee 2015 Bradley Prizes gala
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation in Milwaukee has announced that Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George F. Will will serve as master of ce...

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Victoria Coates' <i>David's Sling</i>, from Encounter, tells history of democracy in 10 works of art
Throughout western history, the societies that have made the greatest contributions to the spread of freedom have created iconic works of art to celeb...

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