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Analysis and Commentary

What Do Tests Tell Us?

by Williamson M. Eversvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, August 20, 2001

Grading scales may have drifted in the school so that most grades are As and Bs, without improvements in achievement.

Analysis and Commentary

Privatization: A Solution for School Inequities?

by John E. Chubbvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, August 6, 2001

The least experienced teachers tend to teach in the schools with the highest concentrations of disadvantaged students.

Pizza Hut, Domino's, and the Public Schools

by Andrew Starkvia Policy Review
Wednesday, August 1, 2001

Making sense of commercialization

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.

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.

A Primer on America's Schools
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A Primer on America's Schools

by Terry M. Moevia Hoover Institution Press
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.

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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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