A few weeks ago (Policy Brief, Volume 14, Number 15) the Institute called attention to the Mt. Lebanon policy of appealing property tax assessments of homeowners who had recently purchased homes with sales prices far above the County’s latest assessment. … Continue reading →
A recent article in Stateline examined the trend of states willing to turn over control and maintenance of state-owned roads to localities, some of which seem willing to take them as long as they are free to make modifications on … Continue reading →
An article today mentioned bonuses awarded to teachers at several Pittsburgh public schools under a bonus arrangement for team teaching. It is just one of several incentive programs crafted under the 2010 teacher contract. What other incentives are there?