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War on Poverty: What it got wrong | IN 60 SECONDS
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War on Poverty: What it got wrong | IN 60 SECONDS

Ready to go! President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty had some important successes, but it got at least one thing very wrong: Its leaders used the language of civil rights to talk about income and poverty. Financial assistance from the

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Can the states do it better? (1995) | THINK TANK
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Can the states do it better? (1995) | THINK TANK

Ben Wattenberg: Hello. I’m Ben Wattenberg. Here in Washington, lots of folks think that big government and big think tanks shape policy. But all across the country, state governments and state think tanks are tackling serious problems, sometimes with remarkable

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Should the Electoral College Be Abolished? [POLICYbrief]
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Should the Electoral College Be Abolished? [POLICYbrief]

The Electoral College is America’s unique system of electing presidents. The Electoral College is the body established in the US Constitution that actually elects the President of the United States. Currently consists of 538 members that correspond to the 435

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Lee Strang: The Declaration of Independence & the Constitution [NSS 2018]
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Lee Strang: The Declaration of Independence & the Constitution [NSS 2018]

Everybody agrees, I think, the Declaration of Independence is important because it’s a focal point of American constitutional and legal thought. Everybody says the Declaration is good and that we should follow it, but Americans disagree pretty deeply about what

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Federal education standards (Part 1) — interview with Peter Shulman | VIEWPOINT
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Federal education standards (Part 1) — interview with Peter Shulman | VIEWPOINT

Peter: The vast majority of New Jersey teachers wake up every day, come in there, give their best effort, which is quite good, and can they improve, sure? We’re all life-long learners and hopefully, educator evaluations help that. Andy: Welcome,

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The Power of the Presidential Pardon [POLICYbrief]
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The Power of the Presidential Pardon [POLICYbrief]

The presidential pardon is one of the most amazing powers that a president has. A pardon is a power that a chief executive has to pardon people who are under investigation, or who are charged with a crime or convicted

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States vs federal government in education reform — interview with Chris Minnich | VIEWPOINT
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States vs federal government in education reform — interview with Chris Minnich | VIEWPOINT

Chris: I would say to some of these folks that have been critical of states, it’s time to get into the states and be critical of them face to face. It’s not time to sit in D.C. and sorta criticize

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Education reform: States vs federal government — interview with Chad Aldeman | VIEWPOINT
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Education reform: States vs federal government — interview with Chad Aldeman | VIEWPOINT

Chad: Government can force state and local governments to do things, but they can’t force them to do those things well. Andy: Chad Aldeman, thank you so much for being here with us. Chad: Thank for having me. Andy: Principal

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