A small storm has blown up around the fact that certain math items on the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) do not align with what fourth and eighth graders are actually being taught in a few states—mainly places attempting to implement the Common Core State Standards within their schools’ curricula.
On November 11, in response to a campus crisis triggered by a dispute over Halloween costumes—or rather by an email about Halloween costumes—Yale University President Peter Salovey emailed a message to tens of thousands of Yale alumni that he and Dean of Yale College Jonathan Holloway had sent to members of the Yale community in New Haven the previous evening.
Hoover Archives has received a collection of nearly five hundred photographs taken in Iraq during 2005–6 by Maciej Milczanowski, one of Hoover Library & Archives’ 2015 Silas Palmer Fellows. Professor Milczanowski, who now directs the International Security Department of the University of Information, Technology, and Management in Rzeszów, Poland, was a captain with the Polish contingent of the Multinational Force Iraq.
Hoover Institution fellow Doug Rivers presents research concerning the success of Latino entrepreneurs on the economy. Rivers notes that there has been a huge surge in the number of businesses being formed by Latino entrepreneurs and they can be major drivers of economic growth.
Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul discusses Russia and how it has surprised the US and other Western nations with the speed and scale of its military operations in both in both Syria and Ukraine, and how that is raising concerns about lapses in intelligence gathering.
Ronald S. Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress (WJC), this week honored former US Secretary of State George P. Shultz with the WJC's prestigious Theodor Herzl Award. Lauder and former Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger, himself a past Herzl Award recipient, presented the award to Shultz at a gala event at New York’s Waldorf Astoria.
What’s the largest driver of U.S. economic growth these days? Media attention is focused mostly on high tech and the oil-shale boom, but a new study from Stanford draws attention to a largely overlooked factor: a huge surge in the number of businesses being formed by Latino entrepreneurs.
It's one of the fundamental lessons of any introductory economics course: lower interest rates, when all else remains equal, leads to higher levels of investment. But today, after several years of near-zero interest rates and only modest increases in investment to show for it, some economists are claiming just the opposite.
Republican presidential candidates took to the stage last night for the primary season’s fourth Republican Debate held at the Milwaukee Theater in Milwaukee, WI and broadcast on the Fox Business network.
Members and guests of the Piedmont Area Republican Women (PARW) recently gathered at a private Piedmont residence to hear Carson Bruno, a Hoover Institution Research Fellow, discuss California's drought and its political implications.