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A Beautiful Disappointment

by Michael J. Petrillivia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, January 30, 2007

A former true believer in No Child Left Behind is ready to give up on the law—but not on its ideals. By Michael J. Petrilli.

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Milton Friedman’s Unfinished Business

by Eric Hanushekvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Education policy has turned out to be tougher to crack than the communist bloc. What are the chances Americans will ever be free to choose their own schools? By Eric A. Hanushek.

How to Succeed without Really Trying

by Terry M. Moevia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 30, 2006

School “reform” is fine with the teachers unions—as long as it doesn’t really change anything. Terry M. Moe explains how to reform the reforms.

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Keeping an Eye on State Standards

by Paul E. Peterson, Frederick M. Hessvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2006

Suzy is a good reader...in North Carolina. But what happens when her parents move next door to South Carolina, where standards are much higher? By Paul E. Peterson and Frederick M. Hess.

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No Child Left Behind: The Bad and the Good

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Hoover Digest
Monday, January 30, 2006

The report card on the No Child Left Behind Act is in, and the grades are passing—barely. By Chester E. Finn Jr. and Michael J. Petrilli.

Within Our Reach: How America Can Educate Every Child

Within Our Reach: How America Can Educate Every Child

by John E. Chubbvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Saturday, May 21, 2005

The contents of this small booklet are drawn from the book Within Our Reach: How America Can Educate Every Child, published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., in association with the Hoover Institution. This booklet is an executive summary of the findings and recommendations of the Koret Task Force on the NCLB issue.

The Politics of Literacy

by David Davenport, Jeffrey M. Jonesvia Policy Review
Friday, April 1, 2005

When reading skills become a national issue


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