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Terry Moe&esquo;s Liberating Learning interview.

Liberating Learning

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Video commentary with Hoover senior fellows Terry Moe and Eric Hanushek

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Schoolhouses, Courthouses, and Statehouses

Schoolhouses, Courthouses, and Statehouses, by Hoover Fellow Eric Hanushek and Alfred Lindseth

Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Stanford

Public school funding has quadrupled during the past few decades, spurred by court rulings requiring states to increase such funding.

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Hoover senior fellow Stephen Haber was awarded the Allan V. Cox Medal for faculty excellence in fostering undergraduate research

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Stephen Haber, the Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and the A. A. and Jeanne Welch Milligan Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford, where he is a professor of political science and professor of history, was awarded the 2009 Allan V. Cox Medal.

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Reroute the Preschool Juggernaut (Hoover Press, 2009), by Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Chester E. Finn, Jr.

Is Universal Preschool Really a Good Idea? New Book Examines State-Provided Early-Childhood Education for All

Monday, May 4, 2009
Washington, DC

Among many educators and public officials in the U.S. is a drumbeat for “universal pre-school”—and for government to provide it to all 4-year olds so as to close school-readiness gaps and prepare kids to succeed in kindergarten and beyond.

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Learning from No Child Left Behind: How and Why the Nation’s Most Important but Controversial Education Law Should Be Renewed by John Chubb

Learning from No Child Left Behind: How and Why the Nation’s Most Important but Controversial Education Law Should Be Renewed, by Hoover fellow John E. Chubb

Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Stanford

The controversial No Child Left Behind program has generated much debate since its passage in 2002. Many have criticized it...

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Video Commentary with Hoover senior fellows Terry Moe and Paul Peterson

Video commentary with Hoover senior fellows Terry Moe and Paul Peterson

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Hoover Institution senior fellows and members of Hoover’s Task Force on K–12 Education Terry Moe and Paul Peterson comment on the controversy surrounding the likely termination of the Washington, D.C., voucher program.

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Williamson M. Evers

Seminar featuring Hoover research fellow Williamson Evers

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Bill Evers, former assistant secretary for policy in the U.S. Department of Education and Hoover research fellow, presented a talk titled “Education Reform: The Perspective of a Washington Insider” on March 3. The event took place at the Hyatt in Palo Alto.

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Norman M. Naimark

Seminar featuring Hoover senior fellow Norman M. Naimark

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Hoover senior fellow Norman M. Naimark presented a talk titled “Passing the Torch: Thoughts about History, Teaching, and Mentorship.” In it he focused on several interrelated aspects of the “calling” of university teaching, including the importance of generational change and continuity, the particular meaning of teaching history, and the roles of mentors past, present, and future.

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Paul Peterson, Hoover Institution senior fellow and member of Hoover's Task Force on K–12 Education

Obama’s Education Stimulus Critiqued

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Paul E. Peterson, Harvard government professor and Hoover Institution Senior Fellow says stimulus needs to emphasize productivity.

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Chester Finn speaking at the Koret Task Force on Education

Koret Task Force on K–12 Education Meeting

Thursday, January 8, 2009 to Friday, January 9, 2009

Many topics were introduced at the meeting held January 8–9, 2009, including updates on Education Next, defining ideas, NCLB, and President-elect Barack Obama’s education agenda, as well as future projects.
(Photo by Tin Tin Wisniewski/Hoover Institution Public Affairs)

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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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