Does educational attainment lead to the same degree of success for workers with disabilities and their peers? Here are some facts about the earnings gap that exists at all education levels and widens as the both groups climb the educational ladder.
Congress enacted the Sustainable Growth Rate in 1997 to control Medicare spending on physician services. In testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Health, AIR's Marilyn Moon called the SGR's limiting physician costs “poor public policy” but cautioned that any revisions need to avoid imposing unfair burdens on beneficiaries.
Governors are called upon to lead and improve their states' education systems, addressing a number of diverse and changing issues. In this open letter, AIR's Angela Minnici, director of the Education Policy Center and the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders, sets out seven action steps for 2015 to help governors address the needs of students from early childhood through workforce.