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The Big Enchilada

by Michael Baronevia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 30, 1998

Who will govern the Golden State? Hoover media fellow Michael Barone examines the gubernatorial race between Democrat Gray Davis and Republican Dan Lungren—and concludes that on one issue, education, the returns are already in.

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How Progressive Education Gets It Wrong

by Williamson M. Eversvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 30, 1998

John Dewey invented progressive education a hundred years ago. It was wrong then and hasn’t gotten better. By Hoover fellow Williamson M. Evers.

School Vouchers: The Next Great Leap Forward

by Amity Shlaesvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 30, 1998

Milton and Rose D. Friedman have made a career of advocating radical changes in public policy and economic thinking. Hoover media fellow Amity Shlaes recently spoke with the Friedmans about their latest cause.


by Eugene W. Hickokvia Policy Review
Tuesday, September 1, 1998

Eugene Hickok, Pennsylvania’s education chief, on higher standards for teacher training One man’s crusade to hold a government agency accountable to the taxpayer

Support Your Local Charter School

by Bruno V. Manno, Chester E. Finn Jr.via Policy Review
Tuesday, September 1, 1998

Civic entrepreneurs will be critical to the success of these fledgling independent public schools

Numero Uno

by Tyce Palmaffyvia Policy Review
Tuesday, September 1, 1998

El Paso superintendent Anthony Trujillo sets the standard for urban schools


via Policy Review
Wednesday, July 1, 1998

Death with real dignity; standards: the latest fad

A Nation Still at Risk

by William J. Bennett, Willard Fair, Chester E. Finn Jr., Rev. Floyd H. Flake, E. Donald Hirsch Jr., Will Marshall, Diane Ravitchvia Policy Review
Wednesday, July 1, 1998

Fifteen years after A Nation at Risk galvanized the education reform movement, little has changed.

State of the States

by Steven Haywardvia Policy Review
Wednesday, July 1, 1998

State of the states: taxpayers reject stadium swindles; Boston-based charter school offers a lifetime warranty; spanking in the heartland, spoiling on the coasts

Home Front

by Norval Glennvia Policy Review
Friday, May 1, 1998

Think welfare policy undermined the family? Try reading a few college textbooks


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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