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From Illinois Business Daily
Illinois was rated 24th best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.
Although last-minute wranglings with the school board have averted a strike for some 140 teachers represented by the West Chicago High School Teachers Association, the scrutiny surrounding the talks has raised serious questions about how teachers’ pay and benefits are calculated.
The tax policy director at the Cato Institute doesn't see much of an upside for Naperville landlords being required to accept federal housing vouchers.
With the welfare system falling apart, it may be time to look at the possibility of a basic income for every American, a concept that has been championed by well-known economists and political scientists of the past and present including Milton Friedman, Friedrich Hayek and Charles Murray.