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Analysis and Commentary

Reformers And School Choice: Not A Split But A Spectrum

by Michael J. Petrillivia Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Ever since our president-elect nominated school choice champion Betsy DeVos to be education secretary, there’s been a vigorous debate amongst us education nerds about the proper way to think about school choice. It’s a civil war! Another divide in the reform movement!

Analysis and Commentary

Think Tanks On A Shoestring

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning, self-driving cars, robotic vacuums, sex dolls (sexbots), chatbots, waiterbots, and other robot applications are transforming the world. Can think tank bots be far behind?

In the News

Maryland State School Board Selects Education Scholar As Vice President

featuring Chester E. Finn Jr.via The Washington Post
Monday, December 5, 2016

The Maryland State Board of Education tapped a longtime education scholar who lives in Chevy Chase as its new vice president.

Analysis and Commentary

ExcelinEd Gets A B On School Accountability

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Monday, December 5, 2016

My respect and appreciation for the Foundation for Excellence in Education is almost boundless, particularly for founder/chairman Jeb Bush and CEO Patricia Levesque. Their “summit” last week in Washington was first rate and their policy advice for state leaders is nearly always sound.

Analysis and Commentary

Flexibility Can Boost Education

by Michael J. Petrilli, Brandon L. Wright via Post Bulletin
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Minnesota needs to improve its accountability system for K–12 education. A relic of the No Child Left Behind era, it has a critical flaw: It encourages schools to narrowly focus on the progress of their lowest-performing students. That's a worthy and important objective, but it shouldn't be the only outcome schools are held responsible for.

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In the News

The Winter 2017 Issue Of Education Next Is Here!

via EducationNext
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The Winter 2017 issue celebrates the tenth anniversary of the annual EdNext Poll of American public opinion on K-12 education policy with a special report that includes 2016 poll results as well as ten-year trends.

Featured

School Test Scores: Are California’s Kids Keeping Up?

by Richard Sousavia San Diego Union-Tribune
Friday, November 25, 2016

When scores from the spring 2016 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress were released, they revealed that across the board, scores were up relative to 2015: some 5 percentage points higher in English language arts/literacy and 4 points higher in math.

In the News

Hoover Collection Specialists Present On Russian And Eurasian Art At Annual Conference

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

On November 17-20, curators, staff members, and visiting fellows from Hoover Library & Archives joined more than seventy art historians, librarians, and archivists at the annual conference of the Association of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies in Washington, DC. Hoover affiliates participated in two panels that featured materials from Hoover’s collections.

News
Participants in Stanford's new Iranian arts initiative view Iranian posters and graphic materials at Hoover Library & Archives.
In the News

Participants Of New Iranian Art Initiative Visit Hoover

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

On November 4, participants from the series Art, Social Space and Public Discourse in Iran visited Hoover Archives to view posters and graphic material from the Iranian Revolution and Iran-Iraq War. Art, Social Space and Public Discourse in Iran is the first chapter of the symposium series on Iranian art that aims to bring together an interdisciplinary array of critical conversations, on-site practices, and collaborative art projects in order to reassess and redefine art in the context of public space.

News

Hoover Announces the Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty Historical Recording Description Project

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives seeks volunteer contributors to audition and describe digitized recordings from the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty broadcast archives.

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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.

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