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Hoover Digest by topic: Post-Secondary Education

April 21, 2014

Diamonds for the Ivies

An elegant technique developed by Hoover fellow CAROLINE M. HOXBY helps isolated, high-achieving kids get into colleges—good colleges.

July 1, 2013

No Bright Mind Left Behind

August 13, 2012

Crime Fighter without a Cape

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August 13, 2012

A Teacher of Character

James Q. Wilson accepting the Bradley Prize in 2007
Image credit: WENN/Carrie Devorah

James Q. Wilson was a modest man of outsize achievements—a professor and a lifelong student of human nature. By Harvey C. Mansfield.

April 6, 2012

A Boot Camp for Citizenship

Teacher shouting and kids doing pushups cartoon
Image credit: Taylor Jones

Civics education must not be indoctrination, but it also must not be overlooked. By Peter Berkowitz.

January 23, 2012

A Curriculum for the Curious

Calligraphy 101
Image credit: Taylor Jones

Innovators shouldn’t have to drop out of school to follow their dreams, but schools seem almost designed to stand in their way. By William Damon.

October 12, 2011

Higher Marks

How to get even better results from standardized testing. By Herbert J. Walberg.

July 13, 2011

Will Change Come to the House of Saud?

Reforms, if any, will depend on how modernizers and hard-liners settle their differences. By Daniel Pipes.

July 13, 2011

The Core of Civic Virtue

Either we teach the young to understand and appreciate their freedom, or we cheat them of their birthright. By William Damon.

March 29, 2011

Spoken Like a World Citizen

Solider with book
Image credit: Taylor Jones

Learning a foreign language is more than just a boot camp for future soldiers and diplomats. By Russell A. Berman.