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JERSEY CITY, N.J.– School reform crusader Michelle Rhee’s recent shockwave announcement that she was stepping down as CEO of StudentsFirst left other staff members …

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NEW YORK — As a boy, Femi Faoye dreamed of playing professional basketball. He didn’t spend much time on anything else. “I was very …

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Education

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The Alliance for School Choice shares a touching video about a young girl and her family benefiting from Arizona’s groundbreaking school choice program. “As …

Energy

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With the energy boom in the United States producing record amounts of crude oil, many lawmakers have called on the government to lift the …

Jobs

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Reuters reports: Wal-Mart Stores Inc plans to improve opportunities for its employees so that in the future there will no longer be a few thousand workers …

OpportunityNews

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According to a recent Gallup poll: The Republicans in Congress hold significant leads over the Democrats on four of the six issues that U.S. …

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Travel reporter Jennifer Conlin writes in the New York Times about Detroit’s suddenly booming food scene, which has been a helpful boost to the …

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James Pethokoukis of the American Enterprise Institute sat down with Ian Hathaway, managing director of a San Francisco-based economics and research consulting firm, to …

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Researchers at the economic think tank National Bureau of Economic Research found in a recent study that loans from the Small Business Administration are …

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Detroit – not exactly the first city that comes to mind when you think of innovation. TechTown Detroit aims to change that. Operating from …

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The Washington Free Beacon reports: The Department of Labor ignored pleas from the military, small businesses, and other agencies to push through President Obama’s …

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NPR’s Selena Simmons-Duffin reports on the huge impact millennials have had on the U.S. economy, despite their reputation for laziness and self-absorption: Millennials aren’t …

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The Hill reports: The past and present members of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) will hold a rally and march to the …