Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Blame Everyone Except Russia!

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, August 21, 2008

Everyone is distracted by the Olympics...

In the News
In the News

The Next President

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Foreign Affairs
Monday, September 1, 2008

The next president will inherit leadership of a nation that is still the most powerful in the world -- a nation rich with the continued promise of its dynamic and increasingly diverse population, a nation that could, and must, again inspire, mobilize, and lead the world...

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End the backsliding on student achievement tests

with Hoover Institutionvia Detroit News
Thursday, August 21, 2008

Michigan is backsliding on its student achievement standards, according to a new report, and some misguided state policymakers want to make changes in requirements that would push the state even farther behind...

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Solution 1: The School Choice

with Milton Friedmanvia Washington Examiner
Thursday, August 21, 2008

This solution to schooling problem is associated mostly with the Republicans, although not exclusively...

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When Schools Offer Money As a Motivator

with Education Nextvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, August 21, 2008

More and more school districts are banking on improving student performance using cash incentives -- a $1,000 payout for high test scores, for example...

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Party Politics

by Wynton Hallvia National Review Online
Thursday, August 21, 2008

‘I think Obama is not tall on experience,” Robert Redford told the Irish Times last month, “but I believe he’s a really good person...

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Business briefs

with David R. Hendersonvia Monterey Herald
Thursday, August 21, 2008

Barbra Alexander will interview economist David Henderson on the next "MoneyDots" radio show, at 8 a.m. Saturday on Newstalk KION 1460 AM or live on www.moneydots.com...

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Victory Laps for the Hare, as the Tortoise Crawls On

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, August 20, 2008

McCain is already in mid-August matching and sometimes besting Obama in the polls...

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Poll Gives Obama Edge on Improving Schools

with Education Nextvia Education Week
Wednesday, August 20, 2008

A greater proportion of Americans think that Sen. Barack Obama would be more likely than Sen. John McCain to improve public schools as president, according to a poll being released today...