Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Real Autism

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, July 16, 2008

‘New Ways to Diagnose Autism Earlier” read a recent headline in the Wall Street Journal...

Analysis and Commentary

Letters to the Editor: International Comparisons

by Eric Hanushekvia Education Week
Wednesday, July 16, 2008

In her Commentary "Quick Fixes, Test Scores, and the Global Economy" (June 11, 2008) , Iris C. Rotberg takes out after people who are concerned about the performance of U.S. students on international assessments...

In the News
In the News

Edison Schools Retools Itself as Online-Learning Provider

with John E. Chubbvia Education Week
Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Edison Schools Inc., which has long attracted controversy in managing public schools, has changed its name to EdisonLearning and bought a California-based software company that will help it compete in the fast-growing online-learning market...

In the News

Doing No Harm

with Chester E. Finn Jr., Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Wednesday, July 16, 2008

It is now widely accepted across the scholarly community that the persistent use of high-stakes testing in public education is a potentially harmful practice...

In the News

Security Solutions International, Mounts Counter Attack to the "Legal Wing of the Jihad" by Taking on CAIR After Pressures to Cancel Trainings

with Daniel Pipesvia PRWeb
Wednesday, July 16, 2008

The company had planned to give the training program only twice in the State of Washington but will now go out of its way to sponsor the program more often in the State of Washington, and will now do so across the country with venues planned in Detroit, Michigan, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Washington DC and more for 2008 and 2009...

In the News

Law & Jihad with Andrew McCarthy: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Andy McCarthy discusses jihad in America, underscoring the fact that “jihadists are very adept at exploiting the freedoms that are available to them in Western democracies.”...

In the News

Bernanke, Bush disagree on economic outlook

with Michael J. Boskinvia ABC 7 News (CA)
Tuesday, July 15, 2008

President George W. Bush offered reassurances on Tuesday that the United States economy is "basically sound," and not about to collapse...

In the News

Schools Down Under

with Diane Ravitchvia City Journal
Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Australia and the United States have much in common—language, political institutions, the influence of British settlement, and, more recently, fighting together on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan...

In the News

Energy tsunami coming, ex-policymakers warn

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Associated Press
Tuesday, July 15, 2008

A bipartisan group of 26 elder statesmen is sending an open letter to both presidential candidates and every member of Congress saying the country faces "a long-term energy crisis" that threatens the security and prosperity of future generations if swift action isn't taken...

In the News

Reflecting on Sudan, Rescuing Fannie, and Obama's Plan

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Council on Foreign Relations
Tuesday, July 15, 2008

A selection of op-eds and editorials from the U.S. and around the world...

In the News

The Rise of the Rest: How the Ascent of China and Russia Affects Global Business and Security

with Michael McFaulvia Policy Innovations (Carnegie Council)
Monday, July 14, 2008

Welcome to the Carnegie Council...