STATE POLICY NETWORK

STATE POLICY NETWORK

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The mission of State Policy Network is to be the capacity-building service organization for America's free-market, state-focused think tank community. It advances a free society by providing leadership development, management training, and networking opportunities for think tank professionals and by promoting strategic partnerships among market-oriented organizations.

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PRIVACY MATTERS: DARCY’S STORY OF DEATH THREATS, VIOLENCE, INTIMIDATION

Goldwater Institute President Darcy Olsen has been involved in complex public policy issues for decades, but it was only after opposing hundreds of millions in taxpayer subsidies for the hockey team in Glendale, Ariz., that she found out how violent and threatening opponents could be. A new video from People United for Privacy e...

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PUTTING KIDS FIRST WITH NATIONAL SCHOOL CHOICE WEEK 2017

In seven years, National School Choice Week has grown to 142 times its initial size. National School Choice Week aims to celebrate school choice and talk about it in “a broad and inclusive way,” and this year’s event, held Jan. 22–28, promises to impart the inspiration and ideas necessary to broaden the country’s educational op...

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NATIONAL SCHOOL CHOICE WEEK 2016 BRINGS AWARENESS TO EDUCATIONAL OPTIONS

When they face no competition, public schools are often unresponsive and unwilling to accommodate the wide array of student needs that exist in every community. National School Choice week calls attention to the country’s proliferating educational options, including traditional public schools, public charter schools, magnet scho...

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CHALLENGE TO MANDATORY CA TEACHER UNION FEES HEARD BY U.S. SUPREME COURT

Freedom of association is a fundamental cornerstone of the ideas of liberty, but mandatory union fees for school teachers have long held many of those teachers captive to an ideological system that they don’t support. The U.S. Supreme Court is currently hearing testimony in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association (CTA), a...

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