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2012-02-29 11:06:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public schools throughout the country are not harmed by school choice programs as most of their costs are flexible and can change with student enrollment, according to a new report issued by the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice. The report entitled "The Fiscal Effects of School Choice Programs on Public School Districts," found that 36 percent of public school expenses are "fixed" costs while 64 percent are "variable"...

2012-01-25 14:38:00

The Friedman Flyer will promote vision of school choice for all INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As efforts to reform education and improve learning spring up across the nation, the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice announced a new on-line information hub for advocates, parents and concerned citizens: the Friedman Flyer. The Friedman Flyer, FriedmanFlyer.com, will advance Milton and Rose Friedman's vision of school choice for all with daily updates...

2010-04-19 10:41:00

HOBOKEN, N.J., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Aitken, Founder & Chairman of Alister & Paine, was recently nominated to the Rutgers University Hall of Distinguished Alumni. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100419/NY88457 ) "I'm honored for the nomination but my accomplishments don't hold a candle to those of other Rutgers Alumni like Milton Friedman and Mary Baglivo. I'd like to thank my peers for nominating me and, hopefully, they'll hold off on nominating me again...

2008-10-14 03:00:14

By Geoff Mulvihill; Ellen Simon PRINCETON, N.J. (AP)- Paul Krugman, whose relentless criticism of the Bush administration includes opposition to the $700 billion financial bailout, won the Nobel prize in economics Monday for his work on international trade patterns. The Princeton University professor and New York Times columnist is the best-known American economist to win the prize in decades. The Nobel committee commended Krugman's work on global trade, beginning with a 10-page paper...