In Depth: Education

An excellent education has long been recognized as key to the American Dream. Unfortunately, the current monopolistic and expensive K-12 education system is failing our students, leaving them unprepared for college, careers, or life. Similarly, our higher education system is leaving students with higher debt burdens and fewer career guarantees …

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In Depth: Criminal Justice Reform

The American Legislative Exchange Council is proud to be a leader on criminal justice reforms in the states. Since 2008, the ALEC task force on criminal justice reform, called the Justice Performance Project, has brought state legislators and stakeholders together to combat the trend of unforgiving and harsh criminal laws.

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Policy Centers

Center for Innovation & Technology

The ALEC Center for Innovation and Technology provides state lawmakers with guides, data, research and a structure to imagine and …

Center for State Fiscal Reform

The need to reform state budgeting is more vital than ever before. Clearly, the “business-as-usual” budgeting approach of raiding non-general …

Center to Restore the Balance of Government

The Center to Restore the Balance of Government is a natural outgrowth of ALEC as the organization has such a …