Stimson in the News

Stimson’s “The Army Goes to School: The Connection between K-12 Education Standards and the Military-Base Economy” report cited in Stars and Stripes

in Program

While Congress balks at the Department of Defense’s request for a new round of base closings to sweep away excess installations, the military is quietly taking steps to size up the value of bases in preparation for potentially dramatic action at the local level.

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The nonpartisan Stimson Center puts a finer point on it. It states bluntly in a study that “if host communities do not offer soldiers’ children a consistently high-quality education, they risk the economic challenges that result from losing support of a major employer.”

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