Author Archives: Jefferson Policy Journal

Remembering Mike Thompson

The Thomas Jefferson Institute has lost its Founder. Mike Thompson, Founder, Chairman and Past President of the Thomas Jefferson Institute, passed away at Johns Hopkins the evening of September 7, surrounded by those he always knew were the most important … Continue reading

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Virginia Ranks 2nd in Nation in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

By Baruch Feigenbaum, Spence Purnell and M. Gregory Fields Virginia’s highway system ranks 2nd in the nation in overall cost-effectiveness and condition, according to the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation. This is a 25-spot improvement from the previous report, where Virginia … Continue reading

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For Prepared Citizenship, Civics Education is a Must

By George Nethercutt and James Dillard Education is usually at the top of the list of national priorities, especially for American Presidential candidates. If one looks at the mission statement for many schools and school districts, it usually includes statements … Continue reading

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NEA embraces the woke agenda — but votes down “student learning”

By Nat Malkus and RJ Martin (Editor’s Note: Teachers in Virginia who belong to their local Virginia Education Association unit also belong to the National Education Association, and a portion of their dues goes to the NEA, which is why … Continue reading

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Reparations Not the Answer

Editor’s note: Coleman Hughes, a columnist at the online magazine Quillette, delivered the following testimony at a United States House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on Bill H.R. 40 on June 21, 2019. If passed, the bill would establish a commission for … Continue reading

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