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Transnational organized crime in the Western Hemisphere is a persistent threat to the security and prosperity of the United States and its neighbors. The US government should target its enforcement efforts to better confront the threat.
Needed is an effort to not only reduce and streamline existing rules and requirements, but to reform the processes by which such requirements become policy.
What’s needed is an agenda to promote innovation in post-secondary education by freeing leaders at existing institutions to develop new models of teaching and learning; expanding access and raising the profile of nontraditional options like apprenticeships; and creating space for students to choose innovative options that promote student learning.
To millions of working-age adults and young people planning to enter the workforce directly after high school or college, an apprenticeship can be an economic lifeline.
While there are opportunities to enhance transparency, it is important to place clear restrictions on what federal regulators can use such data for, to make sure these efforts are designed to serve a specific audience and to protect students’ privacy.
Students are paying more for an education and are less likely to graduate. The federal government can do better for students and taxpayers.
Studies of financial aid suggest that an additional $1,000 in grant aid boosts college enrollment by around 4 percentage points. However, the effect of Pell Grants on persistence and completion is less clear.
Policymakers should push for reforms to the federal student-loan program that aim to simplify federal loan programs and repayment options, and make the programs operate more rationally and efficiently.
It is highly prejudicial and a challenge to the legitimacy of the WTO dispute settlement process for US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to threaten a “cataclysmic” result if the WTO rules against the US.
The shift from a traditional press briefing to an audio-only style at the White House could be an effort to refocus the media on policy rather than the latest tweets. Trump feels the need to prove the legitimacy of his victory in the 2016 election in light of the Russia investigations.
The recently released Senate health bill makes a few key changes to both current law and the House passed American Health Care Act. Here is a summary of those changes.