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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Numbers Racket

by Bruce Berkowitzvia American Interest
Wednesday, September 6, 2006

“How many troops did the United States need in Iraq?” is probably destined to become an iconic foreign policy question, like “Who lost China?” or “Could we have prevented the 9/11 attacks...

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How We Dummies Succeed

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Washington Post
Wednesday, September 6, 2006

If you're looking for the action in education, forget the Ivy League...

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Gubernatorial candidates come to area

with Bill Whalenvia Examiner
Wednesday, September 6, 2006

A day after the unofficial Labor Day election season kickoff, the two major gubernatorial candidates came to the Bay Area, as the governor traipsed into hostile territory on the Peninsula while his challenger spent his time in heavily Democratic San Francisco...

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Unraveling alliance

with Milton Friedmanvia Washington Times
Wednesday, September 6, 2006

This week, New York Post columnist Ryan Sager, one of the most thoughtful young conservatives writing today, publishes an important new book, "The Elephant in the Room: Evangelicals, Libertarians, and the Battle to Control the Republican Party...

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Silver Spoon Admissions

with Diane Ravitchvia Inside Higher Education
Tuesday, September 5, 2006

When mere mortals apply to Brown University, they fill out an application and line up letters from teachers...

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The Ed School Disease, Part Two

with Diane Ravitchvia Washington Post
Tuesday, September 5, 2006

I read Stanford University educational historian David F. Labaree's new book, "The Trouble With Ed Schools," shortly after last week's column scorching those same education schools...

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Study Finds That More Time In Gym Class Doesn't Mean More Exercise

with Education Nextvia Medical News Today (UK)
Monday, September 4, 2006

As childhood obesity has increased, many states are increasing their physical education (PE) requirements...