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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Change Our Public Schools Need

by Terry M. Moevia Wall Street Journal
Monday, November 24, 2008

Can Barack Obama bring change to American education?...

Analysis and Commentary

Forty-Somethings On Facebook

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Forbes
Monday, November 24, 2008

In his Facebook manifestation, hastily arranged in response to Barack Obama's resounding success with the Little Cyber-Platoons, John McCain was not merely unconvincing, he was plain silly--an old geezer out of his depth in an utterly alien milieu...

Analysis and Commentary

http://washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/23/keeping-gates-at-defense/

by Arnold Beichmanvia Washington Times
Sunday, November 23, 2008

There is no better appointment in his incoming administration than for President-elect Barack Obama to keep the incumbent Robert M. Gates in his post as defense secretary.

Analysis and Commentary

Obama And The Fairness Doctrine

by Clint Bolickvia Forbes
Saturday, November 22, 2008

The president-elect, Pelosi and the peril to free speech...

Analysis and Commentary

Heed the bipartisan lessons of the Reagan revolution

by Lawrence Chickeringvia San Jose Mercury News
Friday, November 21, 2008

Barack Obama's remarkable election has inflicted a stunning defeat on Republicans and conservatives, apparently reversing the pro-market "Reagan revolution" that began in the early 1980s...

In the News
In the News

Don't mimic US school model: experts

with Diane Ravitchvia Sydney Morning Herald
Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Education authorities have warned the Federal Government against following the New York education model, saying it has failed to deliver reported improvements in student results...

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Reagan model for Obama?

with George P. Shultzvia Washington Times
Monday, November 24, 2008

Former Secretary of State George Shultz has a few words of advice for Barack Obama about how to deal with Russian provocations: Negotiate without appearing weak...

In the News

Schools feel pinch from economic woes

with Eric Hanushekvia Christian Science Monitor
Monday, November 24, 2008

School districts across the United States are tightening their belts in anticipation of a meager fiscal diet that could carry into 2011...

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No nukes

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Boston Globe
Sunday, November 23, 2008

Once a quixotic slogan, the idea of actually dismantling every nuclear weapon is attracting mainstream policy thinkers...

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Stanford professor leads Obama transition team

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via San Francisco Chronicle
Saturday, November 22, 2008

It's been a busy week for Linda Darling-Hammond, a Stanford University education professor who heads back to Washington, D.C., on Sunday to preside over the start of what she hopes will be a new - and better funded - era for public schools...

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Ten Random, Politically Incorrect Thoughts

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Friday, November 21, 2008

Four years of high-school Latin would dramatically arrest the decline in American education...

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Where Hollywood Meets History: Frost/Nixon

with Robert Zelnickvia BU Today (MA)
Monday, November 17, 2008

Robert Zelnick’s role in Nixon legacy depicted in Ron Howard film...