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Can We Stop The Clock? Replacing Seat Time With Mastery.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Every student who has ever watched the clock during class knows that seat time does not equal learning.  The impact of COVID on student academic progress makes it more important than ever to refocus on how well students master the learning standards.  The good work of several educators show us how this can be done.

The Hoover Education Success Initiative (HESI) hosts Can We Stop The Clock? Replacing Seat Time With Mastery. on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 1PM PT.

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Fourth Estate or Fifth Wheel? The Role of the Media in Education Reform

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The general media is the primary source of information about efforts to improve public education in the U.S.  Can they serve a critical role in the recovery of public education from COVID?  Do we need to watch the watchdogs? The Hoover Education Success Initiative (HESI) hosts, Fourth estate or fifth wheel?  The role of the media in education reform. on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 1PM PT.

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485 Days at Majdanek: Inside a World War II Prison Camp

Friday, October 1, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution Press and Hoover Library & Archives host a discussion of 485 Days at Majdanek on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 11:00 am PT.

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“A Visual Revolution: The Emperor in Popular Prints” and Launch of Online Exhibition Fanning the Flames: Propaganda in Modern Japan

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives presents the Fanning the Flames Speaker Series. This third session is moderated by Matthew Sommer, Bowman Family Professor of History at Stanford University and presented by Alice Tseng, professor of Japanese Art and Architecture at Boston University.  The “A Visual Revolution: The Emperor in Popular Prints” and Launch of Online Exhibition Fanning the Flames: Propaganda in Modern Japan event is on Tuesday, October 5, at 4:00 pm PDT.

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Hoover Institution Workshop On Using Text As Data In Policy Analysis (Part 5)

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution announces a new seminar series on Using Text as Data in Policy Analysis, co-organized by Steven J. Davis and Justin Grimmer. These seminars will feature applications of natural language processing, structured human readings, and machine learning methods to text as data to examine policy issues in economics, history, national security, political science, and other fields.

This fifth session features a conversation with Barbara Biasi and Song Ma speaking on The Education-Innovation Gap on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 9:00AM – 10:30AM PT.

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Federalism At Work: A Governor’s Perspective

Thursday, September 16, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Governor Kristi Noem in conversation with Scott Atlas on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 2:00 PM ET.

 

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Will Increasing Teacher Pay Harm Students?

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Momentum is growing for significant increases to teachers' salaries. Can we be certain in the post-COVID world that the plan would lead to positive outcomes? The Hoover Education Success Initiative (HESI) hosts a discussion asking Will Increasing Teacher Pay Harm Students? on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 1PM PT.

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The Fractured Himalaya: How The Past Shadows The Present In India-China Relations

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Projects on China’s Global Sharp Power and Strengthening US-India Relations invites you to The Fractured Himalaya: How the Past Shadows the Present in India-China Relations on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.

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Hoover Fellows Reflect on 20th Anniversary of the Terror Attacks of September 11

Friday, September 10, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution hosts Reflecting on September 11th: 20 Years Later on Friday, September 10, 2021.

Watch a discussion with special guests Condoleezza Rice, General Jim Mattis, John B. Taylor and Karen Hughes as they recount their personal experiences, each from a different vantage point, on where they were during the deadliest terror attack on American soil in history.

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Return Of The Taliban: A Conversation With Yalda Hakim, BBC World Service

Thursday, September 9, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In this episode of Battlegrounds, H.R. McMaster and Yalda Hakim discuss her film “Return of Taliban” which explores the Taliban of today, what they stand for and what is at stake in the unfolding situation in Afghanistan.

H.R. McMaster in conversation with Yalda Hakim on Thursday, September 9 at 9:00am PT.

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Recall - How Did California Get To This Point?

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

For the second time in less than two decades, California will hold a recall election to decide the fate of its governor. Hoover senior fellows Michael Boskin and Lee Ohanian, along with policy fellow Bill Whalen, discuss the economic, social and political factors weighing on the Golden State’s electorate. The Hoover Institution hosts Recall - How Did California Get to this Point? on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 10AM PT.

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The Rise And Fall Of Osama Bin Laden: A Conversation With Peter Bergen

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In this episode of Battlegrounds, H.R. McMaster and Peter Bergen discuss the history and evolution of jihadist terrorist groups, their objectives, and the implications for international security.

H.R. McMaster in conversation with Peter Bergen on Tuesday, September 7 at 9:00am PT.

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The Long War And U.S. Policy In South Asia And The Middle East

Thursday, August 26, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In this episode of Battlegrounds, H.R. McMaster and General John Abizaid discuss the evolution of the Long War against jihadist terrorist organizations, what is at stake across the greater Middle East, and what we might learn from our experience since 9-11.

H.R. McMaster in conversation with General John Abizaid on Thursday, August 26 at 9:00am PT.

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Kamishibai (Paper Plays) And The Mobilization Of Women In Wartime Japan

Thursday, August 26, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives presents the Fanning the Flames Speaker Series. This third session is moderated by Kaoru (Kay) Ueda, curator of the Japanese Diaspora Collection at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives and presented by Sharalyn Orbaugh, Department Head and professor of Japanese Modern Literature and Popular Culture at the University of British Columbia.  The "Kamishibai (paper plays) and the Mobilization of Women in Wartime Japan” event is on Thursday, August 26, at 12:00 pm PDT.

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Nearshoring: Combating Chinese Influence In The Western Hemisphere

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Congressman Mark E. Green, M.D. in conversation with H.R. McMaster on Wednesday, August 18 at 2:00 PM ET.

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