Those who ignore the relationship between teacher quality and achievement do not have the best interests at heart of either students or taxpayers.
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The foremost concern for those debating a split of the 9th Circuit should be speeding up the pace of justice and improving efficiencies for the residents of the states involved.
It’s only a week into the 2017 Legislature, but already a contender has emerged for the session’s worst bill.
As in so many other areas, let’s dial back the stifling regulations, encourage competition among e-cigarette entrepreneurs and halt protectionism of the tobacco industry — all while lowering costs for businesses and consumers.
The parties are private organizations that have a right to control their own nominating procedures.
Barack Obama was wrong to publicly call out the high court. Mr. Trump’s tweets about the Robart ruling were similarly ill-conceived.
Ms. DeVos favors providing parents more educational options for their children. This makes her an enemy of the powerful teacher unions that shower millions on Democratic candidates.
Rather than fostering division, Sen. Ford and his counterpart in the Assembly, Speaker Jason Frierson, might be better served by advancing a few proposals that can attract bipartisan support. Civil forfeiture revisions and occupational licensing reform would be good places to start.
The Senate, which dawdled on similar legislation last year, should advance the bill to the president.
It’s a cynical vote-buying gambit certain to yoke taxpayers to another budget-busting entitlement. But it makes even less sense when so many Nevada kids waving their high school diplomas aren’t remotely academically equipped to move on to the next level in the first place.