Guns in Schools Supporters Gain Traction

Donald Trump takes office today with House Republicans having already filed two proposals for gutting the 1990 Gun Free School Zones Act, which bars guns in and around schools while allowing states and localities to make exceptions for some firearms owners.  “It certainly does seem like momentum is building,” says law professor Joseph Blocher, who writes on Second Amendment jurisprudence.

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A Principled Federal Role in Education

Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election is widely viewed as a signal of change for the federal government’s role in society, including preschool through 12th-grade education. In a new paper, Helen F. Ladd, a professor of public policy and economics, and colleagues offer a set of principles to guide the federal role in education policy.

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