Foster Care Month

May Is National Foster Care Month

April Showers Bring May Foster Care Awareness For many, when we think of May, the first things that come to mind might be summer holidays like Memorial Day and Mother’s Day or summer BBQs and celebrations. While these occasions are noteworthy and reason for celebration, it’s important to recognize a… Read More
Founding Fathers Exemplified Civil Discourse

Civil Discourse & Civics Education in Schools

Civil Discourse Is Lacking Because Civics Education is Sidelined You don’t have to look very hard… Read More
Love and Loyalty to West Virginia

Externalities: What They Are and the Government’s Role in Correcting Them

Greetings from Ireland! My family and I are currently about two-thirds the way through a wonderful vacation where we’ve been able to use our American driving stamina, much to the amazement of some of the Irish we’ve come into contact with, to see vast portions of the Irish… Read More
Unbundled Education Conference

An Unbundled Education Revolution in West Virginia

Traveling to Arizona to Learn About Unbundled Education West Virginia, whether she knows it or not, is in the midst of a revolution. An unbundled education revolution. And I am here for it! But where did it all start and where is it heading?   I was… Read More
Love and Loyalty to West Virginia

G.K. Chesterton on Love, Loyalty, and Political Reform

Reflections from G.K. Chesterton’s Orthodoxy Recently, I have been reading G. K. Chesterton’s book Orthodoxy. His 1908 work has settled in as a seminal piece in Christian apologetics. The book was written as a “spiritual biography,” as described by Chesterton himself. It chronicles… Read More
Maimonides Shares About Work & Charity

What Ancient Jewish Wisdom Has to Say About Dignity Through Work

Work Shouldn’t Be About Left or Right Every American deserves a chance at earned success. It’s energizing to live life on our own terms through a career we enjoy. However, for too many Americans, poverty is something they can survive but not escape. The system makes choosing not… Read More
2024 West Virginia Legislative Session - WV State Capitol Building

2024 West Virginia Legislative Session Recap and Reflections

The 2024 West Virginia Legislative Session in Numbers It is the end of the 2024 West Virginia Legislative Session. As the action in Charleston has wrapped up, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on what has transpired. Certainly, there were fireworks and heated debates along the way. Interestingly… Read More
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PRESS RELEASE: New Brief Advises Colleges & Universities to Switch Accreditors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: March 12, 2024  FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT Amanda Kieffer, VP of Communications & Strategy, Cardinal Institute for WV Policy PHONE: (304)-541-9551| EMAIL: [email protected] New Brief Advises Colleges & Universities to Switch Accreditors Charleston, W. Read More
First Page of the Policy Brief: How Universities Should Choose Their Next Accreditor

How Universities Should Choose Their Next Accreditor

By Adam Kissel, senior fellow of the Cardinal Institute for West Virginia Policy, and Jenna A. Robinson, president of the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal… Read More
Grocery Store Produce Illustrates Food Choice

Food Choice in Bureautopia

Grocery Stores in Bureautopia There was once a country called Bureautopia. Bureautopia, in its time, looked surprisingly similar to the United States. It had vast natural beauty and resources. It had varied regional cultures across its land. And it had a government that, for better or worse, tried… Read More