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July 18, 2012 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

The End of Teachers Unions

May 31, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

Higher Education's Online Revolution

The substitution of technology (which is cheap) for labor (which is expensive) can vastly increase access to an elite-caliber education...
July 18, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

The Internet Will Reduce Teachers Union Power

Online learning means fewer teachers (and union members) per student...
November 24, 2008 | Wall Street Journal

Change Our Public Schools Need

Can Barack Obama bring change to American education?...

October 31, 2006 | Wall Street Journal

Management 101 for Our Public Schools

The Department of Education recently announced its first grants in a new $94-million program to fund incentive-pay plans for teachers...

July 18, 2006 | Stanford Magazine

Put to the Test

Debate about the state of U.S. public schools heated up with the passage of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 2001, better known as No Child Left Behind…

October 13, 2004

The Qualified Teacher Charade

The HOUSSE provisions create a loophole big enough to drive three million veteran teachers through—and the states have incentives to do just that.

September 11, 2000

Teachers Unions and the Prospects for Better Schools

Teachers unions have more influence on the public schools than any other groups in American society.


June 14, 2011 | Liberating Learning

California in the Dark Ages

You’d think that California, the home of Silicon Valley, would be at the forefront of the movement to harness technology in boosting K-12 education. But nothing could be further from the truth...
April 21, 2011 | Futures of School Reform (Education Week)

Choice as a Moderating Move to the Center

You needn't be a free-market fanatic to recognize that choice and competition, when properly designed and regulated, have much to contribute--more options for families, stronger incentives for schools, greater potential for dynamism and innovation...


September 25, 2012 | Opinion Journal (Wall Street Journal)

Republicans and Teachers Unions

September 6, 2011 | Between the Covers (National Review Online)

Terry Moe on Special Interest

"Teachers join unions to protect their jobs and to promote their occupational interests, and these interests are not the same as the interests of children...all these things are supported by teachers because they affect and threaten their jobs," says Terry Moe...
August 4, 2011 | Brian Wilson and the Afternoon Drive (WSPD)

Terry Moe on the Brian Wilson show

Brian discusses "Teacher’s Unions and America’s Public Schools" with the author, Dr. Terry Moe...
August 3, 2011 | Fox Business

NJ Unions to Challenge Benefit Cuts

Hoover Institute Senior Fellow Terry Moe on reforming unions...
August 2, 2011 | Education Next

Ed Next Book Club: Terry Moe’s Special Interest

Mike Petrilli talks with Moe about the book, the union’s rise to power, their influence on all facets of our education system, and whether changes within Democratic Party politics—and the emergence of online learning—create existential threats to these organizations...
July 21, 2011 | Brian Wilson and the Afternoon Drive (WSPD)

Terry Moe on the Brian Wilson show

Brian talks to Dr. Terry Moe of the Hoover Institution on Teachers Unions and what they do to the public trust...
July 20, 2011 | Hancock & Kelley (KMOX-AM)

Terry Moe on Hancock & Kelley

In his Wall Street Journal article, “The Internet Will Reduce Teachers Union power”, Stanford University Professor Terry Moe, author of “Special Interest”, says typical children will go to school, but take their courses online...
June 6, 2011 | Ronn Owens Program (KGO-AM)

Terry Moe on the Ronn Owens Program

April 17, 2011 | John Batchelor Show

Terry Moe on the John Batchelor Show

GUESTS: Terry Moe, Hoover Institution, in re: what's wrong with the public schools? Teachers' unions...?

Other Media

January 19, 2010 | InsiderOnline (Heritage Foundation)

Liberating Learning: Technology, Politics, and the Future

At the risk of making technological marvels sound like magic potions, a very good case can be made —or more precisely, Terry Moe and John Chubb have made it in their very good book—that the most potent force for fundamentally changing such patterns of mediocrity and worse is higher and higher technology, as it can accomplish what politics and bureaucracies are encoded to block. . . .

October 22, 2009 | Education Week

Liberating Learning With Virtual Ed.

The folks at Stanford University's Hoover Institution recently interviewed Terry Moe, a professor of political science for Stanford and an advocate for online learning, about his new book Liberating Learning...

October 2, 2009 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

Defining Ideas

Hoover's working groups and task forces produce contemporary material on subjects ranging from global economic issues to national security and from energy policy to education...

March 12, 2009 | Hoover Institution

Video Commentary with Hoover senior fellows Terry Moe and Paul Peterson

Hoover Institution senior fellows and members of Hoover’s Task Force on K–12 Education Terry Moe and Paul Peterson comment on the controversy surrounding the likely termination of the Washington, D.C., voucher program...

February 17, 2009 | Education Week

The Transformative Power of Technology to Stem the Dropout Rate

Good afternoon and welcome to Digital Directions’ live chat, sponsored by Plato Learning...