NPR questions teacher tenure

NPR recently published an article on their website discussing the contentious, hotly debated issue of teacher tenure.  The article questions whether tenure is still viable method in the current education system and also sheds light on a nation wide movement to pay teachers based on performance rather than solely years of service. Take a moment…

Where Are The Jobs?

The Mercatus Center gives us a true picture of the state of our economy. “Long-term unemployment has risen dramatically during the course of the recession – this increase is one of the most dramatic and important unemployment trends. In a healthy economy, we should expect to see a short duration of average unemployment. This signal…