• ObamaCare Creates New Hurdles for Schools, Colleges, and Universities
    Nov 6, 2013  - Each day we learn more about the devastating effects of the presidents health care law. From website glitches and privacy concerns to cancelled health plans and higher premiums, the laws fatal flaws are exceedingly obvious. And the problems in the law arent just hurting families, businesses, and wor... More
  • Obama Pre-K Proposal Raises Serious Questions
    Feb 14, 2013  - When President Obama called for expanded access to early childhood education during Tuesday’s State of the Union address, House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline warned, “Before we spend more taxpayer dollars on new programs, we must first review what is and is not working... More
  • What They’re Saying: Popularity of Obama K-12 Waivers in Decline
    Feb 11, 2013  - As it turns out, President Obama’s controversial plan to rewrite K-12 education law via executive fiat isn’t as popular as the administration thought. A growing number of education leaders and policy experts have recently come forward to express their doubts about the president’s waiver scheme, noti... More
  • An Imperial Presidency: Examining Obama’s History of Legislating by Executive Fiat
    Jul 19, 2012  - In the coming days, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on the Preserving Work Requirements for Welfare Programs Act, legislation to rein in the president’s latest effort to change federal law without congressional consent. In preparation for the upcoming vote, the House Education and t... More
  • By the Numbers: The Secretary of Education's Startling Record of Executive Overreach
    Mar 29, 2012  - Yesterday, Education Secretary Arne Duncan testified before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce on the president’s budget and policy proposals for Fiscal Year 2013. Since assuming his position in the president’s cabinet in January 2009, Secretary Duncan has proven to be an active and ... More
  • Rhetoric vs. Reality: Education Priorities in the Administration's FY 2013 Budget
    Mar 27, 2012  - On Wednesday, Education Secretary Arne Duncan will testify before the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce on the president’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget request for the Department of Education. If the secretary’s recent appearance in front of the House Appropriations Committee is any ind... More
  • Inside Look: Administration Details How to Work Around Congress
    Mar 13, 2012  - A new article in CQ Weekly profiles the administration’s brazen reinterpretation of federal education law, affording an opportunity to examine the real effect of this agenda on our country’s K-12 education system. Although Education Secretary Arne Duncan defends his decision to “move ahead on his ow... More