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News: Don’t Give Up the Gains in Education

The New York Times: Don’t Give Up the Gains in Education Excerpt: Congress made the right decision a decade ago when it required states to administer yearly tests to public school students — and improve instruction for poor and minority students — in return for federal education aid. National test data clearly show that since […]

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Richard Dedor Statement

Statement: HJR 4 is a Step Backwards for Iowa

FEBRUARY 9, 2015, WEST DES MOINES, IOWA — Political activist and author of the recently released, “Renewing America’s Promise,” Richard Dedor has released the following statement regarding Iowa House Joint Resolution 4: “After nearly six years and hundreds of marriages between loving and committed couples, House Joint Resolution 4 represents the worst of Iowa. It […]

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Budget Tool: Enhancing Social Security

I have written at length about the need to reform Social Security. Yes, we have the money in the account through 2033, but that’s it. I am not fear-mongering, merely stating fact. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget has developed a tool to allow citizens the ability to reform this social safety net. I […]