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Michael Petrilli: Much About The Midterms

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses the midterms’ effects on education policy.

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Silas Palmer Fellow Greg Robinson Explores The Economic And Cultural Connections Between Japan And Louisiana In The 20th Century

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

My project, “Japanese in Louisiana,” focuses on the economic and cultural connections between Japan and Louisiana in the 20th century, most importantly in New Orleans. During these decades, the port of New Orleans became ...

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Silas Palmer Fellow Asks: Why The Interwar Polish Elite Embarked On A Colonial Campaign

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Thanks to support from the Hoover Institution, I came to Stanford in October 2018 to conduct dissertation research in the Reading Room. My doctoral project examines the interwar Polish state’s engagement in colonial ideas and actions.

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Wanted In California: Education Reforms And Better Schools

Monday, November 5, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

What can California schools do to improve their national rankings? Rewarding teachers based on performance and not seniority would be a big first step toward educational progress in California, a Hoover scholar says.

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The Education Exchange: Making Exam Schools More Diverse In Boston

by Paul E. Petersonvia The Education Exchange
Monday, November 5, 2018

In Boston, nearly 25% of public middle and high school students attend exam schools, but these schools are much less diverse than the school district as a whole. A new study looks closely at the entrance exam used to select students for these schools and at ways the admissions process could be changed to to make the schools more diverse without sacrificing academic selectivity.

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Profs Warn Diversity Programs Failing To Increase Diversity Of Viewpoints

quoting John Villasenorvia Legal Insurrection
Friday, November 2, 2018

This is the ongoing irony of higher education’s obsession with diversity. The College Fix reports: "Even as colleges add diversity programs, diversity of viewpoints on campuses remain low, professors warn."

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New Issue Of Hoover Digest Online

via Hoover Digest
Friday, November 2, 2018

The fall issue of Hoover Digest is now available online. The journal focuses on topics both classical—the economy, personal freedom, the role of government—and timely, such as cybersecurity, terrorism, and geopolitical shifts. 

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Michael Petrilli: An #Eduween Riddle: How Is Pre-School Research Like A Skunk?

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses early childhood education and whether we expect too much from it.

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American Wonk: John Yoo On Harvard’s Anti-Asian Discrimination

interview with John Yoovia Ricochet
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the legal complaint against Harvard, alleging that Harvard systematically discriminates against Asian-Americans.

Freedom’s Virtues and Vulnerabilities: Hoover Fellows Pair Economic Optimism with Sobering National Security Warnings

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Can American freedom survive in today’s challenging world? That was a recurring question during two days of presentations at Hoover’s 2018 Fall Retreat, held from October 21–23 in Hoover’s David and Joan Traitel Building. In a comprehensive agenda of briefings developed exclusively for Hoover supporters, numerous fellows cheered America’s economic progress (helped by policies enacted under the advice of Hoover fellows) while also explaining daunting new challenges to America’s security.

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K-12 Education Task Force

 
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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