Education


After the Fall: Catholic Education Beyond the Common Core

This study from several Catholic education experts explains in detail why Common Core is “incompatible with and unsuited for” Catholic schools.

Why Students Need Strong Standards [And Not Common Core]

Education scholar Ze’ev Wurman exposes the troubling weaknesses within the Common Core math standards and its likely negative effect on students.

Common Does Not Equal Excellent

Erin Tuttle and J.R. Wilson highlight the failures of Common Core mandates and their impact on student achievement—especially in math.

The Road to a National Curriculum

Robert Eitel and Kent Talbert explore problems and offer legal insights on Common Core, Race to the Top, conditional waivers and other critical education issues.

Controlling Education from the Top: Why Common Core Is Bad for America

Emmett McGroarty and Jane Robbins document Common Core’s numerous problems — from its mediocre quality and threats to student privacy to its massive costs and questionable legality — in this groundbreaking report.

National Cost of Aligning States and Localities to the Common Core Standards

This joint Pioneer Institute and American Principles Project report outlines the financial burden that Common Core imposes on states and localities across America.

Economics


The 21st Century Case for Gold: A New Information Theory of Money

Renowned author George Gilder tackles key questions about how monetarism distorts the economy and leads to misallocation of investment, and advances an innovative, new theory for understanding money.

It’s Inflation Stupid!

Dr. Marc A. Miles explains how Federal Reserve interest rate policies have slowed economic growth and reduced workers’ wages, and argues for renewed political focus on the underappreciated impact of inflation.

Implementing a Twenty-first Century Gold Standard

Rich Danker details how a gold standard would be implemented in the present day — from the convertibility of the dollar with gold to its integration in electronic payment systems.

The Gold Standard: The Foundation of Our Economy’s Greatness

Scholar Brian Domitrovic surveys American economic history and shows how the gold standard was responsible for the country’s most remarkable period of economic growth.

Restoring Sound Money: What the States Can Do

Rich Danker outlines the Constitutional basis for sound money and suggests how state governments can bypass a stagnant federal system and spur a return to hard currency.

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