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Hoover Daily Report by topic: Curriculum

April 7, 2014 | EconTalk

Bryan Caplan on College, Signaling and Human Capital

March 27, 2014 | John Batchelor Show

Tom Loveless on the John Batchelor Show (19:13)

Douglas Whynott, author, Sugar Season. Tom Loveless, Hoover. Ken Croswell, Science.
March 27, 2014 | Financial Post

If American Wages Are Determined by Skills, It's Hard to See How Inequality in Wages is Unfair

William Watson: Everyone knows the United States has the highest income inequality among the rich nations of the world. OK. Which rich country offers the biggest payoff to ability? The United States does
March 27, 2014 | Education Next

Homework Horror Stories

Recent stories in the popular press have featured children burdened with an enormous amount of homework, three hours or more per night. Are these students’ experiences typical or rare?
March 24, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

California Schools Are Rolling Out New Standardized Tests

Schools across California are set to begin administering new standardized tests Tuesday that are designed to demand more of students and offer a clearer picture of how much they are learning.
March 25, 2014 | NewsMax

Indiana First State to Drop Common Core Educational Standards

Indiana on Monday became the first state in the nation to drop the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
March 24, 2014 | John Batchelor Show

Michael Petrilli on the John Batchelor Show (31:34)

Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents. David Grinspoon, Library of Congress. Michael J. Petri, Hoover.
March 24, 2014 | Washington Post

Common Core Spawns Widespread Political Fights

More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools, the Common Core initiative has morphed into a political tempest fueling division among Republicans.
March 22, 2014 | KTRS Radio (St. Louis)

Michael Petrilli on America Weekend

March 20, 2014 | Lars Larson Show

Michael Petrilli on the Lars Larson Show