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Special: Moe, Evers, and Damon on the John Batchelor Show

by Terry M. Moe, William Damon, Williamson M. Eversvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, May 9, 2014

In conjunction with a special live taping of the John Batchelor Show at the Hoover Spring Retreat, John Batchelor and Mary Kissel of the Wall Street Journal hosted a discussion on education reform, featuring Hoover senior fellows Terry Moe and William Damon and Hoover research fellows Williamsom Evers.

Wall Street Journal columnist and author Peggy Noonan visits the Hoover Institut
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Almost, Peggy, But This Time Not Quite

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Next
Friday, May 9, 2014
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Eric Hanushek on the John Batchelor Show (19:57)

with Eric Hanushekvia John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
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Is Differentiated Instruction a Hollow Promise?

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Next
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
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Terry Moe on the John Batchelor Show

with Terry M. Moevia John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Teachers versus the Public: What Americans Think about Schools and How to Fix Them

by Michael Henderson, Paul E. Peterson, Martin R. Westvia Brookings Institution Press
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

A comprehensive exploration of 21st Century school politics, Teachers versus the Public offers the first comparison of the education policy views of both teachers and the public as a whole, and reveals a deep, broad divide between the opinions held by citizens and those who teach in the public schools.

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Has Ed Reform Failed?

by Terry M. Moevia Defining Ideas
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Real change won’t come until we strip teachers unions of their power.

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Violence Erupts When You Tolerate Antisemitism

by Charles Smallvia Daily Beast
Friday, April 18, 2014
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The Opt-Out Outrage

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Next
Monday, April 14, 2014

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The K–12 Education Task Force focuses on education policy as it relates to government provision and oversight versus private solutions (both within and outside the public school system) that stress choice, accountability, and transparency; that include systematic reform options such as vouchers, charter schools, and testing; and that weigh equity concerns against outcome objectives.

Its collaborative efforts spawned a quarterly journal titled Education Next, one of the premier publications on public education research policy in the nation.

Chester E. Finn, Jr. serves as chair of the Task Force on K–12 education.