• DECEMBER 22, 2014

    SAT Scores by State 2014

    Every year, the College Board releases its SAT Report on College & Career Readiness, which includes SAT data for individual states. We've organized this data into one convenient spreadsheet (embedded below), ranking the states by their mean composite SAT scores.

  • DECEMBER 12, 2014

    Mary's Law: Protecting Teachers and Taxpayers

    "Mary's Law," new legislation that will soon be introduced by State Senators John Eichelberger and Gene Yaw—along with 10 other senators—would end the taxpayer-funded collection of political money. Mary's Law is named after a PSEA member from Williamsport who saw the union use not only her dues, but her name in endorsing a candidate she didn't support. You can watch Mary's story here.

Connecting the Poor with Work is the Gift that Keeps on Giving

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Pennsylvania is the 27th freest state in America based on size of government, level of taxation and labor market restrictions. How does that sound to you?