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Classroom Ideology

Watch PRI’s Lance Izumi Discuss The Great Parent Revolt on Fox and Friends

Watch Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, discuss his new book The Great Parent Revolt on “Fox and Friends” on Fox News Channel.  Asra Nomani, one of the parents profiled in the book, joins Lance in the interview.

Charter School

Watch: Charter Schools Can Improve Urban Learning Options

Watch as Steven Greenhut of PRI’s Free Cities Center talks with Natomas Charter School Executive Director Dr. Joe Wood and tours the innovative campus that is changing lives in a diverse Sacramento community.

Education

Newsom vs. Youngkin: Falling test scores and a tale of two governors

By Lance Izumi & Wenyuan Wu Recently released national test scores saw significant declines in math and reading in virtually all states. Yet not all state leaders reacted with similar alarm. So, while both their states experienced low test scores, California Gov. Gavin Newsom shockingly sent out a boastful press …

Blog

PRI’s 2022 Holiday Book List

Tim Anaya – Celebrate with Babs: Holiday Recipes and Family Traditions by Barbara Costello Not too long ago, while scrolling through my Instagram feed, I noticed these videos pop up from a fast-talking, grandmotherly figure giving us “hacks” in a few seconds to easily cut through what can be quite …

Featured

Watch Tour: Increasing Housing Density Can Build Thriving Neighborhoods

Watch as Steven Greenhut of PRI’s Free Cities Center and California YIMBY director of communications Matthew Lewis go on a tour of Berkeley to see first hand how denser, multi-family housing units and exist in harmony with single-family homes and create thriving neighborhoods.

Commentary

What Is the Value of the Interchangeability Designation for a Biosimilar?

By Wayne Winegarden, Robert Popovian & Peter Pitts Biosimilars, to date, have achieved the promise of reducing prices and drug spending in the United States. The unquestioned safety and efficacy of biosimilars have given providers, patients, and employers, amongst many others, the confidence that savings will be even more robust as we …

Classroom Ideology

The Harvard-UNC SCOTUS Case: Asians May Finally Bury Race Discrimination in America

For years, as government-sanctioned racial discrimination was eliminated in most spheres of American life, race-based discrimination continued to fester in university admissions.  However, a case involving alleged racial discrimination against Asian Americans at Harvard and the University of North Carolina, which is now before the U.S. Supreme Court, may finally …

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Been There, Done That on Denying Americans the Freedom to Work as They Choose

Inspired by California’s controversial AB 5 – which was called “the worst piece of legislation to be passed and signed in California” by PRI’s Kerry Jackson – the Biden Administration is proposing new regulations to impose this agenda nationally.  If successful, these policies would hurt entrepreneurship and minority economic advancement …

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About Free Cities Center

Cities throughout the West face rising crime, soaring housing costs, a sprawling homelessness crisis and devastated downtown areas following two years of COVID restrictions and the aftermath of destructive protests. Policymakers typically address these and other urban problems in a piecemeal fashion. They fail to understand what makes great cities thrive.

California

Steve Greenhut – End of Legislation Wrap-Up

Our guest this week is Steve Greenhut, a fellow at PRI and director of PRI’s upcoming Free Cities Center. Steve is back to discuss the just ended legislative session and the new laws that Californians could see in the books.

Classroom Ideology

Watch PRI’s Lance Izumi Discuss The Great Parent Revolt on Fox and Friends

Watch Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI’s Center for Education, discuss his new book The Great Parent Revolt on “Fox and Friends” on Fox News Channel.  Asra Nomani, one of the parents profiled in the book, joins Lance in the interview.

Charter School

Watch: Charter Schools Can Improve Urban Learning Options

Watch as Steven Greenhut of PRI’s Free Cities Center talks with Natomas Charter School Executive Director Dr. Joe Wood and tours the innovative campus that is changing lives in a diverse Sacramento community.

Education

Newsom vs. Youngkin: Falling test scores and a tale of two governors

By Lance Izumi & Wenyuan Wu Recently released national test scores saw significant declines in math and reading in virtually all states. Yet not all state leaders reacted with similar alarm. So, while both their states experienced low test scores, California Gov. Gavin Newsom shockingly sent out a boastful press …

Blog

PRI’s 2022 Holiday Book List

Tim Anaya – Celebrate with Babs: Holiday Recipes and Family Traditions by Barbara Costello Not too long ago, while scrolling through my Instagram feed, I noticed these videos pop up from a fast-talking, grandmotherly figure giving us “hacks” in a few seconds to easily cut through what can be quite …

Featured

Watch Tour: Increasing Housing Density Can Build Thriving Neighborhoods

Watch as Steven Greenhut of PRI’s Free Cities Center and California YIMBY director of communications Matthew Lewis go on a tour of Berkeley to see first hand how denser, multi-family housing units and exist in harmony with single-family homes and create thriving neighborhoods.

Commentary

What Is the Value of the Interchangeability Designation for a Biosimilar?

By Wayne Winegarden, Robert Popovian & Peter Pitts Biosimilars, to date, have achieved the promise of reducing prices and drug spending in the United States. The unquestioned safety and efficacy of biosimilars have given providers, patients, and employers, amongst many others, the confidence that savings will be even more robust as we …

Classroom Ideology

The Harvard-UNC SCOTUS Case: Asians May Finally Bury Race Discrimination in America

For years, as government-sanctioned racial discrimination was eliminated in most spheres of American life, race-based discrimination continued to fester in university admissions.  However, a case involving alleged racial discrimination against Asian Americans at Harvard and the University of North Carolina, which is now before the U.S. Supreme Court, may finally …

Blog

Been There, Done That on Denying Americans the Freedom to Work as They Choose

Inspired by California’s controversial AB 5 – which was called “the worst piece of legislation to be passed and signed in California” by PRI’s Kerry Jackson – the Biden Administration is proposing new regulations to impose this agenda nationally.  If successful, these policies would hurt entrepreneurship and minority economic advancement …

Blog

About Free Cities Center

Cities throughout the West face rising crime, soaring housing costs, a sprawling homelessness crisis and devastated downtown areas following two years of COVID restrictions and the aftermath of destructive protests. Policymakers typically address these and other urban problems in a piecemeal fashion. They fail to understand what makes great cities thrive.

California

Steve Greenhut – End of Legislation Wrap-Up

Our guest this week is Steve Greenhut, a fellow at PRI and director of PRI’s upcoming Free Cities Center. Steve is back to discuss the just ended legislative session and the new laws that Californians could see in the books.

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