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Advancing Student Achievement

by Herbert J. Walbergvia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, March 1, 2010

For the last half century, higher spending and many modern reforms have failed to raise the achievement of students in the United States to the levels of other economically advanced countries.

Learning as We Go: Why School Choice is Worth the Wait

Learning as We Go: Why School Choice is Worth the Wait

by Paul T. Hillvia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, February 1, 2010

Why haven't schools of choice yet achieved a broader appeal? Publicly funded school choice programs—charter schools in forty-three states and vouchers in a few localities—have for the most part been qualified successes.

Test Your Social Literacy

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 14, 2010

A decent education doesn’t merely confer good grades. It confers the ability to understand complex social issues—the health care battle, for instance. By Chester E. Finn Jr.

The False Promise of Public Pensions

by Frederick M. Hess, Juliet P. Squirevia Policy Review
Tuesday, November 24, 2009

How do you pay those “defined” benefits?

Breakdown in the Academy

by Peter Berkowitzvia Policy Review
Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Peter Berkowitz on The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University by Louis Menand

The Naughty Professor

by Henrik Beringvia Policy Review
Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Henrik Bering on Maurice Bowra: A Life by Leslie Mitchell

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Making Room for Burke and Hume

by Peter Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 9, 2009

Why shouldn’t American universities give conservative ideas their due? By Peter Berkowitz.

Forced Fairness

by Robert Zelnickvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 9, 2009

As it browbeats law schools into accepting affirmative action, the American Bar Association appears to be breaking the law. By Robert Zelnick.

Affirmative Distraction

by Shelby Steelevia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 9, 2009

How the language of discrimination hurts blacks. By Shelby Steele.

How to Liberate Learning

via Hoover Digest
Friday, October 9, 2009

Online learning is technology whose time has come. Hoover fellow Terry M. Moe talks about the future with fellow Eric A. Hanushek.


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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