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Do the math: U.S. companies face shortage of technical talent

with Milton Friedmanvia Knowledge W.P. Carey
Wednesday, January 3, 2007

Bill Swanson shakes his head as he repeats the numbers: last year colleges and universities in China churned out 500,000 engineers, according to a National Academy of Sciences study...

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What's the Matter With Kansas?

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, January 3, 2007

So, what will the Topeka school board, of Brown v. Board of Education infamy, say to the Brown family this time?

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Liberal Bias in Campus Journalism: The Collegiate Network

with Tod Lindberg, Policy Reviewvia Conservative Voice
Wednesday, January 3, 2007

It's almost become a worn-out cliche' that most journalists exhibit a liberal-left bias in their reportage...

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Experienced Educator Offers Insights on Reform

with Caroline M. Hoxby, Eric Hanushekvia Heartland Institute
Monday, January 1, 2007

Veteran school reform adherents and activists are well aware of the serious structural flaws in the nation’s public education system...

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Let the Money Follow the Student

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Cato Institute
Thursday, December 28, 2006

Mayor-elect Adrian M. Fenty has pledged to make education reform his administration's top priority...

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Are Immigrant Students Ready For Standardized Testing?

with Diane Ravitchvia All Headline News
Thursday, December 28, 2006

While some educators believe that immigrant children should take mainstream standardized tests like other students, many educators feel that immigrant children will be embarrassed if they don't perform well on the tests...

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Hit the boats and hit the books

with Hoover Institutionvia Orlando Sentinel
Sunday, December 24, 2006

Princess Cruises calls its enrichment program ScholarShipSea, and Crystal Cruises calls its program UniversitySea, but don't expect to earn a Ph.D. Designed as leisure-learning opportunities, these "vacations with a purpose" are currently hot tickets...

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Schools revamp

with Herbert J. Walbergvia Gulf Daily News
Saturday, December 23, 2006

Poorly-performing government schools in Bahrain and the Gulf should be privatised, says a US expert...

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A Big Boost for Dallas: Bush complex can add to our intellectual life

with Hoover Institutionvia Dallas Morning News
Friday, December 22, 2006

Fifty years or more from now, when big-think people gather to discuss Dallas' development, they will look back to yesterday as one of the city's pivotal moments...

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The Dirty Dozen

with Milton Friedmanvia
Thursday, December 21, 2006

As college costs soar through the roof—averaging above $31,000 a year for tuition, room & board—today’s college students study adultery, genitalia, and Native American feminism...


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