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State Of Education: One Year Into COVID

via Hoover Podcasts
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Senior Chancellor Eric Hall and Education Commissioner Michael Johnson in conversation with Caroline Hoxby on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 2:00 PM ET.


The Long-Term Economic Costs Of Lost Schooling

featuring Eric Hanushek, Margaret (Macke) Raymondvia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Students who are falling behind now because of Covid restrictions may never catch up in their skills, job prospects and income.

Michael Petrilli: The Education Gadfly Show: Does Biden Have The Right Tack On School Reopenings?

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli talks about whether President Biden’s soft touch will succeed in getting schools in blue districts to reopen.
In the News

Should Missouri Schoolkids Be Taught Slavery Defines The Us With The 1619 Project?

quoting David Davenportvia Kansas City Star
Friday, February 12, 2021

What do you want your children to be taught about America? That it’s the greatest nation on Earth? Or that racism is at the core of its founding and its fiber still today? Or something in between, perhaps?


With Schools Closing Around The Country And A Nominee For Secretary Of Education On The Horizon, The Hoover Education Success Initiative Releases An Evidence-based Policy Paper Exploring “School Accountability—Past, Present, & Future”

Thursday, November 19, 2020
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The third of four education policy briefs to be released by the Hoover Education Success Initiative in 2020, it explores the past, present and future of school accountability systems at the federal, state, and local levels, making recommendations on how state governments should proceed amidst uncertainty.

HESI Policy AnalysisAnalysis and Commentary

Toward Equitable School Choice

by Paul E. Petersonvia Hoover Education Success Initiative | The Papers
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

For school choice to become more equitable, all parents must be allowed access to a wider selection of schools: a portfolio of options within school districts, an expanded number of charter schools, and school vouchers and tax-credit scholarships that can be used at private schools.

HESI Policy Analysis

School Accountability—Past, Present, and Future

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Hoover Education Success Initiative | The Papers
Thursday, November 19, 2020

Five years into implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), this paper examines the past, present, and future of school accountability.

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How Racist Rhetoric Increases Chinese Overseas Students' Support for Authoritarian Rule

via Hoover Podcasts
Friday, November 13, 2020

How Racist Rhetoric Increases Chinese Overseas Students' Support for Authoritarian Rule.

In the News

Election To Bring Major Changes To Senate Education Committee, With Early Childhood Champion Patty Murray Likely To Lead If Democrats Prevail

quoting Michael J. Petrillivia The 74 Million
Monday, October 19, 2020

With several close races offering Democrats the chance to take control of the Senate and Sen. Lamar Alexander’s upcoming retirement after five years as chair of the education committee, it’s clear federal education policy will take a turn next year. The question is where.

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The Federal Role In Education

interview with James Blew, Eric Hanushekvia Hoover Podcasts
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Assistant Secretary James Blew and Eric Hanushek discussed The Federal Role in Education on Capital Conversations.


Hoover Education Success Initiative (HESI)

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