The SAT is a big deal for many American students. The better you do on the exam, the better the school you go to. But with the new “adversity score” being factored in, this could be changing. This week, we break down what this new measure means, why it won’t help students in the long-run, and what needs to happen to fix the problem the adversity score tries to solve.

In the wake of policy proposals from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders, it seems that more and more Americans are unaware of not just the importance of earning a wage but the dignity and value in work. How did we get to this point and how can we fix it? This week, Heritage’s Vijay Menon, a research assistant for Domestic Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation, explains. Show Notes: Listen to our episode on how the marriage penalty Is hurting low income communitieshttps://www.heritage.org/welfare/heritage-explains/how-the-marriage-penalty-hurting-low-income-communities

The Women’s March happened last week, and it looked a lot different than it did when it first stated in 2017. In this week’s episode, Kelsey Harkness explains why the March is not connecting with people like it used to, and how the march was flawed from the start.Video mentioned in the interview: https://youtu.be/IuYnzYL_oGYKelsey’s article: https://www.dailysignal.com/2019/01/18/the-womens-march-is-melting-down-and-it-makes-perfect-sense/

How long could it take to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh? What real roadblocks could he face? This week we talked to Elizabeth Slattery, a Heritage legal fellow and host of Heritage’s SCOTUS 101 podcast, about what the confirmation process for Supreme Court nominees looks like.

Did you know that international waters actually cover 71% of the Earth’s surface? This week, Adm. John Richardson, our nation’s chief of Naval Operations helps us explain why it’s so important that America has a strong Navy.

For years, analysts and advocates have talked about the revolutionary potential of drones. So what’s the hold up? This week Jason Snead, a policy analyst in Heritage’s Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, helps us answer that question.

This week, Nick Loris, Heritage’s Herbert and Joyce Morgan fellow in energy and environmental policy, explains the Jones Act and why repealing it could help speed up Puerto Rico’s recovery.

This week, Mary Clare Amselem, a policy analyst in Heritage’s Center for Education Policy, talks why free college tuition policies don’t work and how to help Americans stop accumulating so much student loan debt.