Hoover research fellow Kori Schake discusses Obama’s foreign policy on Secure Freedom Radio. Topics include Syria, Iran, the nature of the American public, the war in Afghanistan, and the Obama administration’s international reputation.
Dough Lemov of Uncommon Schools and author of Teach Like a Champion discusses teaching, schools, and education with EconTalk host Russell Roberts. Topics include considering teaching as if it were a performance profession; relationships between teachers and administration; education assessments; techniques and characteristics of a good teacher; and school choice in America.
Hoover senior fellow Eric Hanushek discusses the state of US education on the Lars Larson Show. Topics include the US ranking in the world, importing talent for desirable jobs, education in Canada, and economic growth.
Hoover senior fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his new project, the Freedom Academy, on Heartland Radio. Topics include his inspiration for the project, how the Freedom Academy differs from other online classes, and the potential for online education.
Lant Pritchett of Harvard University discusses, with EconTalk host Russell Roberts, his new book The Rebirth of Education: Schooling Ain’t Learning. Topics include “spider systems” versus “star fish systems”; Pritchett’s experience with education systems in the developing world; how education in the developing world compares to Europe, the United States, and East Asia; and corruption and accountability.
Hoover senior fellow Fouad Ajami discusses Obama’s declining popularity on Bill Bennett’s Morning in America. Topics include the recent deal with Iran, Syria, Egypt, and Obama’s charismatic power.
David Davenport, counselor to the director and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, notes, on Townhall.com, that, although the legal battle against opening a town meeting with a prayer continues, given that Congress and the Supreme Court begin their sessions with a reference to God, explaining how a town meeting is different would be difficult.