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Hoover Institution’s Diane Ravitch honored with Gaudium Award

Wednesday, September 21, 2005
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California's Secretary for Education Alan Bersin Addresses Koret Task Force

Thursday, September 15, 2005

Secretary for Education of the State of California Alan Bersin said that 'education won't look the same in 50 years.' This generation, he added, needs to hand education over to the next in better shape.

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The Language Police by Diane Ravitch Wins Hoover Institution's 2004 Uncommon Book Award

Thursday, September 8, 2005
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The Language Police: How Pressure Groups Restrict What Students Learn, written by Hoover distinguished visiting fellow Diane Ravitch, was named by the Hoover Institution as the winner of its 2004 Uncommon Book Award.

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Hoover Fellow Diane Ravitch Receives John Dewey Education Award

Wednesday, May 4, 2005
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Caroline M. Hoxby Discusses How Technology Affects Education Reform

Tuesday, April 19, 2005

Hoover fellow Caroline M. Hoxby, a member of the Koret Task Force on K-12 Education, delivered a speech April 13 on 'Reform, Technology, and Accountability: Making American Schools a Sound Place to Invest.'

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Hoover Institution: Koret Task Force Releases New Book: Within Our Reach: How America Can Educate Every Child

Thursday, March 31, 2005
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The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act is bolder than all previous federal education laws, setting ambitious goals for universal student achievement and authorizing severe remedies for schools not reaching them. In a nation where most youngsters are far from proficient in reading and mathematics and where innumerable efforts to boost learning levels have fallen short, NCLB makes a huge policy wager: that failing schools and school districts can be set right and that all children can master reading and math.

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The Future of Arkansas Public School Reform in the Era of "No Child Left Behind"

Monday, January 31, 2005 to Tuesday, February 1, 2005
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The Future of Education Discussed by Hoover Fellow Caroline M. Hoxby

Monday, January 31, 2005

'The year 2014 is the drop-dead date for American schoolchildren to be proficient in math and English,' said Hoover fellow Caroline Hoxby in a talk, '2004-2014: A Crucial Decade of Hope and Change for American Education,' she gave January 27.

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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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