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Analysis and Commentary

Fueling High-tech Industries

by Paul M. Romervia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, October 16, 2000

Science and technology policy in the United States has emphasized Ph.D. training for future professors and neglected other kinds of training.

Analysis and Commentary

School Vouchers Raise African American Test Scores

by Paul E. Petersonvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, October 9, 2000

The African American students who switched to private schools scored, on average, 3.3 national percentile ranking points higher

Analysis and Commentary

The Knowledge Deficit

by Diane Ravitchvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, September 25, 2000

The early results suggest that the Regents' tests have become easier.

Analysis and Commentary

The Remarkable Prosperity of College Graduates

by Robert E. Hallvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, September 18, 2000

There is a striking relationship between college intensity and stock market return in the 1990s.

Analysis and Commentary

Teachers Unions and the Prospects for Better Schools

by Terry M. Moevia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, September 11, 2000

Teachers unions have more influence on the public schools than any other groups in American society.

Analysis and Commentary

Counterrevolution in The Classroom

by William Damonvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, June 19, 2000

The rage among trendsetters is "cosmopolitan education," a notion that sets itself in opposition to traditional values such as patriotism.

Analysis and Commentary

It's about Time

by John E. Chubbvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, May 22, 2000

What students in past generations learned will not be sufficient for today's students or the future of our country.

Analysis and Commentary

Gains of Black Students in Voucher Schools

by Paul E. Petersonvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, May 8, 2000

Low-income African American students scored higher in math and reading than those remaining in public schools.

Analysis and Commentary

Charter Schools in Action

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Hoover Daily Report
Monday, April 10, 2000

Almost 1,700 charter schools now operate in the United States, enrolling 300,000 youngsters. In the District of Columbia and Trenton, 10 percent of all schoolchildren attend them. In Kansas City, it's 13 percent.

Analysis and Commentary

The Truth About Teacher Salaries and Student Achievement

by Eric Hanushekvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, April 3, 2000

The teacher is the key ingredient to quality schooling.


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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