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Researchers Find School District Consolidation Proposals Likely to Yield Minimal Savings, Jeopardize Academic AchievementPosted on January 12, 2004 | Type: Press Release
PHOENIX- In a new study released today, Goldwater Institute education researchers Vicki Murray and Ross Groen examine proposals to consolidate Arizona's school districts, finding that consolidation is unlikely to lead to savings and may actually hurt academic performance. "Reducing administrative waste is a laudable goal," Dr. Murray says, "But school district consolidation may sacrifice academic achievement and local control for minimal savings, if any savings in fact materialize."
Goldwater Institute Calls Napolitano Address a Missed OpportunityPosted on January 12, 2004 | Type: Press Release
Scholars at the Goldwater Institute responded today to Gov. Janet Napolitano's State of the State address, expressing disappointment that the governor's speech was short on real solutions for solving Arizona's problems.
Goldwater Institute Releases Transportation Report for Maricopa County, Condemning Light Rail Plan and Suggesting AlternativesPosted on January 08, 2004 | Type: Press Release
In a policy report released today by the Goldwater Institute, transportation policy analyst John Semmens presents data showing that the light rail project proposed by the Maricopa Association of Governments will be a waste of public resources that would be better spent improving Arizona's road system.
Challenged Vision Riding a Subsidized Rail to RichesPosted on January 08, 2004 | Type: Press Release
Light rail blasted by everyone but its beneficiaries
Goldwater Institute Mourns Passing of Wall Street Journal Editor, Free Market Champion Robert L. BartleyPosted on December 11, 2003 | Type: Press Release
The Goldwater Institute mourns the passing of Robert L. Bartley, editor emeritus of the Wall Street Journal and winner of the Institute's 2003 John Kolbe Award for Excellence in Journalism.