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High Schools and Low Results

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Hoover Digest
Tuesday, April 30, 2002

If you assumed that nearly every student gets at least a high school diploma these days, prepare yourself for a shock. Hoover fellow Chester E. Finn Jr. on American education’s dirty secret.

School Accountability: An Assessment by the Koret Task Force on K–12 Education

School Accountability: An Assessment by the Koret Task Force on K–12 Education

by Herbert J. Walberg, Williamson M. Eversvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Thursday, April 25, 2002

A group of expert authors from a wide range of perspectives reveal what is known about accountability, what still needs to be learned, what should be done right now, and what should be avoided in devising accountability systems.

Choice with Equity

Choice with Equity

by Paul T. Hillvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Wednesday, April 24, 2002

This review of the furious national debate over school choice examines the benefits of choice for children, families, and schools—and shows how properly designed choice programs can prevent the harmful outcomes opponents fear.

More Choices for Disabled Kids

by Lewis M. Andrewsvia Policy Review
Monday, April 1, 2002

Lessons from abroad

The Next Generation

by John Lewis Gaddisvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 30, 2002

A transformation has taken place on America’s campuses. By Hoover fellow John Lewis Gaddis.

Vouchers and the Power of Choice

by Paul E. Petersonvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 30, 2002

Setting aside the political arguments over school vouchers, Paul E. Peterson examines the early results of such programs—and finds much to praise.

Now Is the Time to Teach Democracy

by Diane Ravitchvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 30, 2002

How can we defend our democratic way of life if we don’t even understand it? By Hoover fellow Diane Ravitch.

Paul Robert Hanna: A Life of Expanding Communities

Paul Robert Hanna: A Life of Expanding Communities

by Jared R. Stallonesvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Tuesday, January 1, 2002

Analyzing and ultimately placing in context Paul Hanna's vast contributions, this book provides a richly textured narrative of his life and his major role in twentieth-century American education and the development of modern American education.

Education in the Twenty-first Century

Education in the Twenty-first Century

by Edward Paul Lazearvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Tuesday, January 1, 2002

In this thought-provoking volume, scholars offer evidence, insights, and ideas on key policy questions affecting education—such as national exams, accountability, performance, and other vital issues, while detailing the importance of education to both the individual and societ

Teacher Quality

Teacher Quality

by Williamson M. Evers, Lance T. Izumivia Books by Hoover Fellows
Tuesday, January 1, 2002

In this book some of the brightest minds in education research have studies pressing questions about teacher quality and practices, reviewed thousands of education studies, examined state test scores, explored education theories, and then affirmed that we know what works.

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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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