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Who Needs To Be “In The Room Where It Happens” To Improve US K-12 Schools?

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Until now, education insiders haven't needed a program to identify the players.  After school closures, remote learning, hybrid models and other adaptations, COVID has raised awareness of the challenges of US K-12 education as never before.  New stakeholders are on the scene and plan to remain. The Hoover Education Success Initiative (HESI) hosted Who needs to be “in the room where it happens” to improve US K-12 schools? on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 1PM PT.

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Matters Of Policy & Politics: The Little Dutch Boy

interview with Lee Ohanian, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Thursday, October 14, 2021

What this year’s legislative batch of bills says about the Golden State.

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Pakistan: U.S. Serial Gullibility And The Epicenter Of Jihadist Terrorism

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In this episode of Battlegrounds, H.R. McMaster and Ambassador Husain Haqqani discuss Pakistani foreign policy, jihadist terrorism, and the future of South Asia in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.

H.R. McMaster in conversation with Ambassador Husain Haqqani on Wednesday, October 6 at 9:15am PT.

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Has School Accountability Outlived Its Shelf Life?

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

One of the earliest casualties of the COVID-related school closures was school accountability for academic results, and many education leaders want it to stay that way. How do we assure families, students and communities that their schools are fully serving their role?  What options are possible and which are politically infeasible? The Hoover Education Success Initiative (HESI) hosts Has school accountability outlived its shelf life? on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 1PM PT.

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The Dying Citizen Versus The Unelected: From NASA To The Federal Health Care Apparat

by Victor Davis Hansonvia VDH Blade of Perseus
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is another classical example of mission deviation and subsequent enfeeblement—a sort of organism that mutated from its birthing and now simply becomes anything it wishes. 

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The Banking Sector In Lebanon And The Roots Of Corruption

interview with Alain Bifani, Russell A. Bermanvia The Caravan Notebook
Thursday, October 14, 2021

A discussion with Alain Bifani, former Director General of the Lebanese Ministry of Finance.

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Pacific Century: From Mao To Now: David Shambaugh On China‘s Leaders

interview with David Shambaugh, Michael R. Auslin, John Yoovia The Pacific Century
Thursday, October 14, 2021

A discussion with China expert David Shambaugh on the history of China‘s paramount leaders.

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Victor Davis Hanson Sounds Off On Walgreens Downsizing In San Francisco Amid Theft Spike

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Friday, October 15, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses why many of the problems in San Francisco are related to not enforcing laws as well as leaders focusing on the wrong things.

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Josef Joffe: What Now For Post-Merkel Germany? And A Bipartisan Approach To China Relations

interview with Josef Joffevia ABC.net
Friday, October 15, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Josef Joffe discusses Germany's elections which delivered a narrow victory to the left-of-center Social Democrats. Joffe describes this result as 'boring'. He says this coalition is weak and will struggle to deliver any real policies.

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John Yoo: Examining Natural Immunity, Legality Of Vaccine Mandates

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Friday, October 15, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses natural immunity from the COVID virus as well as vaccine mandate controversies. 

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Michael Petrilli On The Education Gadfly Show: Too Many Lost Einsteins

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses a new study exploring the inequitable outcomes for early high achievers in Ohio.

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Hoover Institution Workshop On Using Text As Data In Policy Analysis (Part 5)

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution announces a new seminar series on Using Text as Data in Policy Analysis, co-organized by Steven J. Davis and Justin Grimmer. These seminars will feature applications of natural language processing, structured human readings, and machine learning methods to text as data to examine policy issues in economics, history, national security, political science, and other fields.

This fifth session features a conversation with Barbara Biasi and Song Ma speaking on The Education-Innovation Gap on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 9:00AM – 10:30AM PT.

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San Francisco Went From Paradise To Purgatory: Victor Davis Hanson

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Bay Area Gazette
Friday, October 15, 2021

Mayor London Breed and the remainder of California’s Democratic political majority have turned what was as soon as clear and protected San Francisco from “Paradise to Purgatory,” author and historian Victor Davis Hanson informed Fox Information Thursday.

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Victor Davis Hanson Warns America About The ‘Dying Citizen’

featuring Victor Davis Hansonvia The Washington Times
Thursday, October 7, 2021

It is a new book with an alarming title and a noteworthy author. “The Dying Citizen: How Progressive Elites, Tribalism, and Globalization Are Destroying the Idea of America” by Victor Davis Hanson was published Tuesday but already ranks third on the Amazon top-10 list.

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The College Gender Gap Begins In Kindergarten

by Michael J. Petrillivia Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Thursday, October 7, 2021

It’s often said that “college readiness begins in kindergarten,” which is generally meant as a call to arms for K–12 schools to help their students set their expectations high right from the start, and to make sure they get the excellent teaching that would allow them to reach this lofty goal.

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Critical Race Theory’s New Disguise

by Ayaan Hirsi Alivia UnHerd
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Does “critical race theory” (CRT) really exist? Not according to Ralph Northam, the Governor of Virginia. CRT, he recently told The New York Times, “is a dog whistle that the Republicans are using to frighten people. What I’m interested in is equity.”

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H.R. McMaster: Stop Pretending Afghanistan Catastrophe Is Anything But Utter Failure

by H. R. McMastervia Fox News
Thursday, October 7, 2021

The catastrophe that is only beginning in Afghanistan, is the result of incompetence based in strategic narcissism, or the tendency for American leaders to define the world only in relation to the United States, and to assume that what they decide to do is decisive in securing a positive outcome.

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Michael Petrilli On The Education Gadfly Show

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses boys’ education failures starts in the earliest grades.

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Hoover Institution’s Victor Davis Hanson On Chicago's Morning Answer

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Chicago's Morning Answer
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses Donald Trump's presidency.

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The Classicist With Victor Davis Hanson: Morality And Politics

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia VDH's Blade of Perseus
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson pays tribute to George Orwell on the 70th anniversary of the publication of “1984.” Hanson also notes that the attacks on the middle class depend on keeping the COVID crisis alive.

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Victor Davis Hanson On The Eric Metaxas Show

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Eric Metaxas Show
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his new book The Dying Citizen: How Progressive Elites, Tribalism, and Globalization Are Destroying the Idea of America.

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Victor Davis Hanson: There’s A Revolt Against Unaccountable Lifetime Bureaucrats

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the pushback on the DOJ for targeting school board threats.

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US Troops Secretly In Taiwan Training Military

quoting Matt Pottingervia NewsMax
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Small units of Taiwan's military ground forces have been trained by a U.S. special operations unit and a contingent of Marines, who have been secretly operating in that country, The Wall Street Journal is reporting.

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