Features and Highlights

Grand Rapids Schools Opt out of School Board Associations

Huge, cash-strapped district bases decision more on principle than the $17,000 it will save. … more

Control Shifts in Nation's Highest Labor Tribunal

Worker rights are in good hands with new chairman from Michigan. … more

Scandals Bilk Public School Students out of Millions of Dollars

The same districts say they need more tax money. … more

Engler's Impact on State Government

Has Gov. Engler altered the balance of power between the executive and legislative branches? … more

Why Tax Credits Are Better than Vouchers

Senior Fellow Andrew Coulson writes for The Independent Review. (pdf file) … more

Schoolhouse of Hope

This private school is so good, public school union members donate their union dues to help. … more

Privatize MacMullen Conference Center

Does the state need its own multi-million-dollar lakeside conference hideaway? … more

If the Food Doesn't Kill You, the Wait Will

Everything in Canadian health care is political -- even the food. [PDF file] … more

Labor Freedom Makes Moral and Economic Sense

If compulsory union dues were put to a moral test, they would flunk. … more

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