Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Obama Setback for Minority Education

by Paul E. Petersonvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Should federally mandated school accountability and testing requirements be abandoned? With Congress actively considering a major revision of No Child Left Behind, that question has moved to the top of the national education agenda.

Analysis and Commentary

The Caravan: The Great Schism

by Fouad Ajamivia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

A “Jaw-Dropping U-Turn” Story that Isn’t

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Wednesday, August 7, 2013

I saw this breathless story in the Daily Mail by reporter David Rose a few hours after seeing William Lietzau, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for detainee matters, at a social event: The Pentagon official in charge of Guantanamo Bay has admitte

Analysis and Commentary

Black-White Test Score Gap Fails to Close Under Obama

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Student achievement, after rising steadily during the 1999-2008 period, has come to a virtual halt during the Obama Administration.

Tehran, Iran, skyline
Analysis and Commentary

Iran's New President Makes a Promising First Move

by Abbas Milanivia New Republic
Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Hassan Rouhani, a man of ferocious pragmatism and an unfailing ability to find and align himself

Analysis and Commentary

Common Core’s Best-Kept Secret

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Tuesday, August 6, 2013

The Common Core era signals a return of history, civics, literature, science, and the fine arts to the elementary school curriculum.

Broken Piggy Bank
Analysis and Commentary

Averting the Public Pension Crisis without a National Insurance Agency

by Joshua D. Rauhvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, August 6, 2013

In a New York Times editorial, Richard Riordan and Tim Rutten propose a national plan to address the pension crisis facing state and local governments.

Interviews
Interviews

Bill Whalen on the John Batchelor Show (9:36)

with Bill Whalenvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Guests: Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report. Bill Whalen, Hoover Institution. John H. Cochrane, Wall Street Journal.

Interviews

John Cochrane on the John Batchelor Show (19:16)

with John H. Cochrane via John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Guests: Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report. Bill Whalen, Hoover Institution. John H. Cochrane, Wall Street Journal.

Interviews

Samuel Tadros on the John Batchelor Show (0:45)

by Samuel Tadrosvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Guests: Eric Trager, Washington Institute.  Sam Tadros, Hudson Institute. Arif Rafiq, Middle East Institute and Vizier Consulting. Amity Shlaes, Four Percent Growth Project at G W Bush Center.

Interviews

Lanhee Chen on the John Batchelor Show

with Lanhee J. Chenvia John Batchelor Show
Monday, August 5, 2013

Guest: Hotel California: Lanhee Chen, Hoover, in re, Jerry Brown's failure.

Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show

with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Saturday, August 3, 2013

  Guests: Libertarian Chronicles: Richard A. Epstein, Hoover, in re: "Obama's Middle Class Malaise."