A “consent-based” approach to siting nuclear waste facilities may offer a promising solution to what has been a decades-long stalemate on the issue.
BPC’s Nuclear Waste Council hosted a discussion on the challenges and solutions to America’s nuclear waste management.
Changes to the federal student loan program can increase competition, transparency and innovation in higher education.
No Child Left Behind stifled innovation at every level, from the state to the classroom, in a mad rush to achieve the unachievable.
The legislation’s final vote of 81-17 is validation of the hard work and bipartisan spirit that Senators Alexander and Murray put into the bill.
The members of BPC’s Governors’ Council released statements as the Senate begins debate on its Elementary and Secondary Education Act reauthorization bill.
The country is long overdue for conversation about the proper role of federal regulation in the lives of Americans, industries, and state and local governments.
If Congress does not act now to reform and reauthorize ESEA, it could be years before such political will exists again.
Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) are working to find bipartisan consensus on the nation’s federal education policy.