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Education 20/20: Arthur Brooks And Adam Meyerson

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Education 20/20: Arthur Brooks and Adam Meyerson" on Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST.

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Analysis and Commentary

Two New School Choice Studies Offer Nuanced Findings About Test Scores And Long-Term Impacts

by Michael J. Petrillivia Thomas B. Fordham Institute
Monday, April 8, 2019

Warning: this one’s going to get super wonky. A year ago, I published a five-part (!) series digging into the question of whether school choice programs’ impacts on test scores were predictive of their students’ long-term success—in other words, whether higher test scores among participants in such programs foreshadowed positive outcomes like high school graduation, college enrollment, college completion, and gainful employment.

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Analysis and Commentary

The Education Exchange: Do Students Learn More With Better Math Textbooks?

by Paul E. Petersonvia The Education Exchange
Monday, April 8, 2019

Some studies have found that schools can get substantial gains in achievement by changing textbooks. But a new analysis by the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard finds little evidence of differences in achievement gains for schools using different math textbooks.

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Can We Fix The Schools? (Maybe Not.)

quoting Eric Hanushek, Paul E. Petersonvia The Washington Post
Sunday, April 7, 2019

You can count on one familiar refrain in the 2020 presidential campaign: Fix the schools. Faith in education is one of the nation’s bedrock values. Better schools would (we think) narrow economic inequalities and help people reach their personal potential. Promises to revitalize schools are inevitable.

Samuelson: Maybe We Can’t Fix The Schools

mentioning Eric Hanushek
Saturday, April 6, 2019

You can count on one familiar refrain in the 2020 presidential campaign: Fix the schools. Faith in education is one of the nation's bedrock values. Better schools would (we think) narrow economic inequalities and help people reach their personal potential. Promises to revitalize schools are inevitable.

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The Civic Education Crisis

by David Davenportvia Defining Ideas
Friday, April 5, 2019

What should we do and how?

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Michael Petrilli: The Education Gadfly Show: CTE And Local Labor Markets

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Thomas Fordham Institute
Friday, April 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses the findings of Fordham’s newest report, How Aligned is Career and Technical Education to Local Labor Markets?

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Only Republicans Can Reform Our Failed Public Education System

quoting Eric Hanushekvia Daily Breeze
Thursday, April 4, 2019

A new study reveals something we all know and many would prefer to forget: Public education has been failing, and will continue to fail, a majority of our students – despite massive infusion of money.

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Have We Closed Socioeconomic Achievement Gaps?

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Have We Closed Socioeconomic Achievement Gaps?" on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST.

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Todor And Andja Polich Room Article Published In Nedeljne Informativne Novine

Thursday, April 4, 2019

The article ‘’Vuk sa Stenforda’’ about the history of Todor and Andja Polich Room at the Lou Henry Hoover’s building of the Hoover Institution was published in Nedeljne Informativne Novine (NIN)...

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The K–12 Education Task Force focuses on education policy as it relates to government provision and oversight versus private solutions (both within and outside the public school system) that stress choice, accountability, and transparency.

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