We need the school choice that voucher programs would introduce, but we also need to make certain such voucher programs are properly structured. How government rules can make voucher programs—or break them. By Hoover fellow Terry M. Moe.
How to improve our public schools? Many policymakers argue that we can start by holding students, teachers, schools, and school districts accountable for student performance. This approach may sound perfectly reasonable—but it has the education profession up in arms. By Hoover fellow Diane Ravitch.
The midterm elections this November could well prove the closest in half a century. With control of both houses of Congress hanging in the balance, David W. Brady and Jeremy C. Pope offer their predictions.
Posturing in the wake of corporate scandals, Congress has passed new accounting reform legislation that “contains provisions with the potential to cause more market havoc than a dozen Enrons.” By Clark S. Judge.
In 1921, Herbert Hoover’s American Relief Administration staged a campaign to battle a devastating famine in Soviet Russia. Hoover fellow Bertrand M. Patenaude examines a little-known chapter in the history of American-Soviet relations.