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Hoover Daily Report by topic: Special Education

April 20, 2012 | Education Next

Stretching the School-District Dollar

Despite some signs of economic recovery, school districts nationwide continue to struggle mightily...
February 17, 2010 | Cincinnati Enquirer

Report: Why do some schools have few poor students?

About 1.7 million students attend public schools that are exclusive like private schools, a national report claims. . . .

January 20, 2010 | Spectrum (NY)

Budget roulette

Paterson unveils new plan to combat budget crisis. . . .

January 6, 2010 | Daily News (NY)

Charters & special ed: the truth: Don't believe the UFT's distorted claims

In a new report, the United Federation of Teachers has committed to a fresh line of attack against charter schools: Charters aren't enrolling enough special education students. . . .

October 7, 2009 | Business Wire

Education Next: Researchers Find Special Education Voucher Programs Ensure Better Services and Outcomes for Students

While the recent debate in Washington, D.C. over the Opportunity Scholarship Program, which serves low-income children, has highlighted a sharp political divide in our nation’s capital over school choice, outside the beltway special education voucher programs tell a different story...

July 15, 2009 | Education Week (subscription required)

The Learning Stimulus?

The Obama administration recently opened the sluice gates again—directing $44 billion of the economic-stimulus package to the schools.

March 2, 2009 | Princeton University Press

Will the Stimulus Package Help Our Education System?

The administration and Congress are attempting to quickly hand out money around the country to stimulate the economy and bring us out of the current recession...

February 17, 2009 | New York Times (registration required)

For Education Chief, Power and Risk in Stimulus

The $100 billion in emergency aid for public schools and colleges in the economic stimulus bill could transform Arne Duncan into an exceptional figure in the history of federal education policy: a secretary of education loaded with money and the power to spend large chunks of it as he sees fit...

August 12, 2008 | Business Wire

Confidence in Public Schools and NCLB Declining, Democrats Favored to Fix Nation's Education Problems, Education Next/PEPG National Survey Finds

Public confidence in America’s public schools and the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) declined in 2008, according to findings from the second annual national survey by Education Next and the Program on Education Policy and Governance (PEPG) at Harvard University...

July 9, 2008 | Cafe Hayek

Incentives, incentives

Justin Bowen comments at EconTalk and points readers to an analysis of special education showing the power of incentives...