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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Letter: School Finance Remedies Must Also Include Reform

by Eric Hanushekvia Education Week
Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Michael A. Rebell and Bruce D. Baker’s online Commentary "Assessing 'Success' in School Finance Litigations" (July 8, 2009) grasps at straws to justify unsuccessful court interventions of the past...

Analysis and Commentary

Homeopathic Medicine Is Homeo-Pathetic

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes
Tuesday, August 11, 2009

"Complementary and alternative medicine" is big business, accounting for almost $34 billion annually in out-of-pocket spending in the U.S., according to a report from the National Institutes of Health released last month...

In the News
In the News

The U.S.'s Deficit Dilemma

with Niall Fergusonvia Seeking Alpha
Wednesday, August 12, 2009

We have emphasized a certain type of dilemma for policymakers...

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Battle brewing over social sciences curriculum

with Michael J. Petrillivia Hoover Daily Report
Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Fresh off a contentious battle over the science curriculum last spring, the State Board of Education is preparing for a fight over the social sciences curriculum that could make the last one look like a mild skirmish...

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A Summer Reading List

with John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, August 11, 2009

As summer kicks into high gear, we asked a handful of professionals across the private equity world, including limited partners, general partners, placement agents, attorneys and academics, to provide us with their summer reading picks...

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Ravitch on Charters

with Diane Ravitchvia Mother Jones
Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Educational historian Diane Ravitch has had doubts about the charter school movement for a while, but lately the evidence appears to have turned her firmly against the idea...

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California could be disqualified for competing for $4.35 billion in federal education stimulus funds

with Terry M. Moevia San Jose Mercury News
Sunday, August 9, 2009

In California's public school classrooms, students may soon not be the only ones worrying about their grades...

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Angry Americans Disrupt Town - Hall Healthcare Talks

with James W. Ceaservia Reuters
Friday, August 7, 2009

At scattered events across the United States, protesters are confronting members of Congress whose summer "town hall" meetings aim to get a sense of how Americans feel about overhauling healthcare...