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Hoover Digest by topic: School Choice

January 21, 2014

Don't Cheat Your Kids

Attention, parents: if your kids attend a lousy school and all you do is shrug about it, you’re part of the problem.

October 26, 2012

Champion of Liberty

national book fair in China
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The accomplishments of Milton Friedman—and why we still miss him. By Stephen Moore.

October 26, 2012

He Saw It Coming

Milton and Rose Friedman
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Many years ago, the great economist warned against euro euphoria and other economic train wrecks. As usual, he was right. By Robert Leeson.

October 26, 2012

Radical Common Sense

How Milton Friedman took on the tyrants of the status quo. By Thomas Sowell.

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August 13, 2012

A Matter of National Security

The defense of the republic begins in the classroom. By Condoleezza Rice and Joel Klein.

January 23, 2012

Profiles in Political Courage

Clarity of purpose is only half of a winning political strategy. The other half involves a clear understanding of the possible. By Peter Berkowitz.

January 23, 2012

"Value-Added" and the Whole Child

Finger painting
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All rigor and no joy really does make Jack a dull boy. By Michael J. Petrilli.

October 12, 2011

What a Candidate Needs to Say

An imagined stump speech by somebody who “gets” education. By Chester E. Finn Jr. and Michael J. Petrilli.

July 13, 2011

The States Are Back

The States Are Back
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Whether racing to the top or sinking in debt (or both), some governors are taking the school-reform baton back from Washington. By Chester E. Finn Jr.

July 13, 2011

The Staggering Power of the Teachers' Unions

Teachers picket in La Habra last December
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A look at the most powerful force in American education—and it isn’t a force for good. By Terry M. Moe.