Rachel Sheffield

Common Core National Standards and Tests: Empty Promises and Increased Federal Overreach Into Education

Heritage Foundation, Special Report # 141 on Education By Lindsey Burke, Brittany Corona, Jennifer A. Marshall, Rachel Sheffield, Sandra Stotsky Americans who cherish limited government must...

Welfare Spending at All-Time High…and Growing

Robert Rector, Rachel Sheffeld, Heritage Foundation Welfare spending has hit a stunning, all-time high. A new Congressional Research Service report confirms what research here at...

Understanding Poverty in the United States: Surprising Facts About America's Poor

Robert Rector and Rachel Sheffeld, Heritage Foundation Executive Summary Today, the Census Bureau released its annual poverty report, which declared that a record 46.2 million persons,...

Father’s Day and the Importance of Marriage

By Rachel Sheffield, Heritage Foundation For many Americans, poverty is hidden from view, and its reality is conveniently tucked out of sight and out...