Potential Effects of International Students Being Less Inclined to Study in the U.S. – (Policy Post #2)

Despite many American colleges and universities relying on international student tuition and despite the opposition any higher education institutions have on the travel ban, international student applications and enrollees are thought to decline rapidly.  While it is too soon to tell, the fear of sending kids to the U.S. to learn is real, considering the … Continue reading Potential Effects of International Students Being Less Inclined to Study in the U.S. – (Policy Post #2) Continue reading

Policy Post 2: “Trump budget would result in loss of hundreds of millions in education dollars to California”

Trump’s proposed 2017-2018 budget is calling for significant reductions in federal funding for education that will eliminate billions of dollars in support for K-12 schools, teacher preparation and retention programs, and college financial aid. Given that California receives the most … Continue reading Continue reading

Cd 479 Policy Post 2:Universal Preschool Would Boost The Economy

            Arne Duncan addressed universal preschool and stated about Obama’s universal preschool act. This article addresses the preschool gap and the gap that will fallow many as a shadow throughout their life. By the time millions of children enter kindergarten in America, they’re already lagging behind. Duncan stated, “It’s simple learning begins at birth, which is … Continue reading Cd 479 Policy Post 2:Universal Preschool Would Boost The Economy Continue reading

Government-Funded Preschool; Viewed as a Misguided Foray

The article, “Universal, Government-Funded Preschool Proves to be a Misguided Foray” seemed to be lacking quite a large amount of information in it’s research and overall message. The article is based off two studies conducted in the middle of the 20th century on low income families who were given access to preschool, one in Tennessee and … Continue reading Government-Funded Preschool; Viewed as a Misguided Foray Continue reading

Will Trumpcare replace Obamacare?

This article by BBC News compares, contrasts and tracks the progress of the newly presented American Health Care Act. Major differences in the new bill include: No more penalties for not buying health coverage, limited federal funding for Medicaid (coverage for low-income people), no more requirement for large businesses (50+ employees) to offer insurance. Instead there […] Continue reading

Policy Post

This articles talks about the California commission  is setting up a board to help promote early child care and make a plan to help the 300,000 families with children who are eligible but do not have access to subsidized child care. The goal is to set up a long term plan and with a new governor next […] Continue reading

Policy Article “Defending Life: Opportunities for the 115th Congress”

I chose this article in correlation with my group’s policy institute, The Heritage Foundation, a right-wing think tank. Looking through their articles gives a better idea of the policy and social issues it’s members represent. Key points that the author makes in this article support the pro-life movement and urges Congress to pass legislation supporting… Continue reading Policy Article “Defending Life: Opportunities for the 115th Congress” Continue reading