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This Just In: Vouchers Work

by Paul E. Petersonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 30, 2001

The early evidence on the effectiveness of school voucher programs is in. The verdict? Vouchers work. By Hoover fellow Paul E. Peterson.

Analysis and Commentary

Testing Is about Openness and Openness Works

by Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, July 30, 2001

How much can one expect from a policy that just informs, with few stakes?

How to Get Better Teachers—and Treat Them Right

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Hoover Digest
Monday, July 30, 2001

Want better students? Find better teachers. Hoover fellow Chester E. Finn Jr. explains how we can lure America’s best and brightest back into the classroom.

How Choice Will Prevail

by Terry M. Moevia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 30, 2001

The battle for school choice may last decades, but the advocates of choice will ultimately prevail. Here’s why. By Hoover fellow Terry M. Moe.

Why Bigger Isn’t Better

by Richard Sousa, Hanna Skanderavia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 30, 2001

As our schools and school districts become ever larger, parents, teachers, and students are finding themselves increasingly removed from educational decision making. Hoover public affairs fellow Hanna Skandera and Hoover associate director Richard Sousa on a disturbing trend.

A Primer on America's Schools

A Primer on America's Schools

by Terry M. Moevia Books by Hoover Fellows
Monday, July 16, 2001

In this volume the eleven members of the Koret Task Force on K–12 Education provide a broad overview of the American education system—pulling together basic facts about its structure and operation, identifying key problems that hinder its performance, and offering perspectives

Analysis and Commentary

Who Won the Cold War?

by Arnold Beichmanvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, July 2, 2001

Liberal academic opinion has created the fiction that nobody won the cold war.

Analysis and Commentary

How Bad Is the Education Bill?

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Hoover Daily Report
Monday, June 25, 2001

There will, in fact, be no fundamental overhaul of this LBJ-era legislation, despite decades of evidence of its failure. But there will definitely be a whopping price tag.

Analysis and Commentary

Do American Students Study Enough?

by Herbert J. Walbergvia Hoover Daily Report
Saturday, June 23, 2001

How can the most productive country on the planet have the least productive schools?

Analysis and Commentary

Conversion of a Standardized Test Skeptic

by Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, June 18, 2001

Testing is undoubtedly the school reform with the highest ratio of benefits to costs.


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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