Blog author: jcarter
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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A Defeat for Terrible Teachers in California
Katrina Trinko, The Daily Signal

In a Los Angeles Superior Court ruling today, Judge Rolf M. Treu “found five California laws governing teacher tenure, layoffs and dismissals unconstitutional,” reports Politico.

Faith, Economics, and the Working Poor
Blaine Crawford, Kern Pastors Network

If the integration of faith and work – or this whole movement ‒ is to go anywhere, it must be holistic and inclusive enough to avoid marginalizing those who work in the service industry, blue-collar trades, and those without multiple degrees.

Why expanding the child tax credit is pro-growth, supply-side tax reform
James Pethokoukis, AEI Ideas

If people want smaller families, that’s their choice, right? Right, indeed. And natalist policies have a poor record at nudging people into having more kids than they want. Except that American families are having fewer children than they would like.

Don’t Abet Academia’s Crackdown on Religious Liberty
Seth Mandel , Commentary

By far the most strategically canny aspect of liberal institutions’ multifront attack on religious freedom in America has been the (alas, successful) bid to divide and conquer.