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Writing Mastery Eludes Majority In Eighth Grade

with Diane Ravitchvia New York Sun
Friday, April 4, 2008

Three-quarters of eighth-graders in New York City's public schools cannot write proficiently, a problem demonstrated by more than two-thirds of students statewide, according to results from a federally administered test released yesterday...

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Getting Real About Nuclear Disarmament

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Arms Control Today
Friday, April 4, 2008

For nearly 40 years, American presidents have expressed their intention to fulfill the U.S. obligation under the 1968 nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) to pursue “effective measures relating to cessation of the nuclear arms race at an early date and to nuclear disarmament.”...

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The Market Corrects Itself

with Thomas Sowellvia Daily News-Record
Friday, April 4, 2008

Leave it to political economist Thomas Sowell to provide perspective and a dollop of simplicity to the tangled web that is the current state of the American economy...

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The Welfare System Needs An Exit Plan

with Thomas Sowellvia Tampa Tribune
Friday, April 4, 2008

Over the past few years I have noticed a disturbing trend, one that has broad consequences for every one of us...

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No-match data program is aid, not apocalypse

with Thomas Sowellvia Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Friday, April 4, 2008

President Bush's proposal to enforce existing immigration and labor laws has drawn the ire of businesses in Texas and nationwide...

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Getting it right on the money - Financial literacy

with Niall Fergusonvia Economist
Thursday, April 3, 2008

For years John Bryant has been telling anyone who will listen about the problems caused by widespread ignorance of finance...

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Prince Radu of Romania Visits the Hoover Institution

with Hoover Institutionvia Hoover Institution
Thursday, April 3, 2008

His Royal Highness Prince Radu of Romania discussed what he termed "the paradoxical and passionate transformation" of Romanian economics and politics when he visited the Hoover Institution on Thursday, April 3...

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News at a Glance: More Headliners Heading Off to Israel's Birthday Party

with George P. Shultzvia Jewish Exponent
Thursday, April 3, 2008

Ten former U.S.-government leaders have joined the committee overseeing celebrations for Israel's 60th birthday...

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Counterinsurgency: Predictions and Prescriptions

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Stanford Review
Thursday, April 3, 2008

On April 8-9, Gen. David Petraeus, commander of American forces in Iraq, and Ambassador Ryan Crocker will testify to Congress on the state of the war...

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The Fed Buys Time

with Milton Friedmanvia Human Events Online
Thursday, April 3, 2008

In the past week, Wall Street seems to have breathed a great sigh of relief...

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Homeschooling: A Growing Option in American Education

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Heritage Foundation
Thursday, April 3, 2008

A growing number of American families are choos­ing to homeschool their children...

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Dropout rate "catastrophe"

with Hoover Institutionvia Denver Post
Thursday, April 3, 2008

According to a new study by America's Promise Alliance, 17 of the nation's 50 largest cities had high school graduation rates lower than 50 percent...

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COMMENTARY: Restoring U.S. nuclear-free leadership

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Washington Times
Wednesday, April 2, 2008

After a long dry spell, the seeds planted by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev in Geneva in 1985 and Reykjavik in 1986, appear to be bearing fruit...

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Focus on Issues

with Peter M. Robinson, Morris P. Fiorina, Thomas Sowell, Robert Zelnickvia Hoover Institution
Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Media coverage of the 2008 presidential primaries has helped to propel the reach of new media outlets in American and throughout the world...

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Facts on Policy

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Did you know? . . .Over the past fifty-five years, the share of renewable energy as a proportion of total energy consumed has declined...