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In the News

For $1 million, are you smarter than these kids?

with Diane Ravitchvia USA Today
Tuesday, February 27, 2007

True or false? A turtle is an amphibian...

In the News

Church Schools Face Challenge From Charters

with Education Nextvia New York Sun
Tuesday, February 27, 2007

First, the population of nuns began to dwindle...

Analysis and Commentary

The Philadelphia Story

by Paul E. Petersonvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, February 23, 2007

Judging by test-score results, Philadelphia schools have been enjoying a renaissance over the past four years...

In the News

Why Teachers' Unions Are Needed

with Diane Ravitchvia Education World
Thursday, February 22, 2007

The growing number of mandates and non-educators enforcing them make teachers' unions more critical than ever, according to professor Diane Ravitch...

In the News

Obama's retro economics

with Thomas Sowellvia U-T Opinion Online
Thursday, February 22, 2007

If Barack Obama weren't such a spellbinding speaker with such an appealling message of national renewal, attention would long since have focused on how he feels about the issues...

In the News

From ‘Math Wars’ to the Political Trenches?

with Williamson M. Eversvia Education Week
Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Williamson M. Evers, an advocate for providing students with a strong foundation in core math content in the early grades, has been tapped to fill a high-level federal policy position at a time when the Bush administration has put forward a number of proposals revamping math and science nationwide...

In the News

Vouchers: It's about the money

with Milton Friedmanvia Salt Lake Tribune
Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Utah's generous new private school voucher program isn't really about high-minded economic theory or helping poor and minority students struggling in public schools...

In the News

Federalism: The Path to School Choice

with Milton Friedmanvia Human Events Online
Tuesday, February 20, 2007

At a conference last spring, Nobel Laureate economist Milton Friedman reflected on the state of education reform and the movement to implement widespread school choice...

In the News

Utah's Revolutionary New School Voucher Program

with Milton Friedmanvia Heritage Foundation
Friday, February 16, 2007

On Monday, Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr., signed into law the "Parent Choice in Education" Act (H.B. 148)...

In the News

Evers tapped for Ed post

with Williamson M. Evers, Koret Task Force, John Raisian, Eric Hanushekvia Stanford Daily
Thursday, February 15, 2007

Hoover Institution research fellow Williamson “Bill” Evers ‘72 has been nominated for a job as assistant secretary of education by President George W. Bush...


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