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Busing’s Boston Massacre

by Matthew Richervia Policy Review
Sunday, November 1, 1998

A Boston judge’s experiment in social engineering has unraveled neighborhoods and frustrated black achievement

Opportunity Without Preference

by D.W. Millervia Policy Review
Sunday, November 1, 1998

Colleges that set the standard for boosting black achievement

The Bully and The Pulpit

by Joseph Locontevia Policy Review
Sunday, November 1, 1998

A new model for church-state partnerships

The Big Enchilada

by Michael Baronevia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 30, 1998

Who will govern the Golden State? Hoover media fellow Michael Barone examines the gubernatorial race between Democrat Gray Davis and Republican Dan Lungren—and concludes that on one issue, education, the returns are already in.

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How Progressive Education Gets It Wrong

by Williamson M. Eversvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 30, 1998

John Dewey invented progressive education a hundred years ago. It was wrong then and hasn’t gotten better. By Hoover fellow Williamson M. Evers.

School Vouchers: The Next Great Leap Forward

by Amity Shlaesvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 30, 1998

Milton and Rose D. Friedman have made a career of advocating radical changes in public policy and economic thinking. Hoover media fellow Amity Shlaes recently spoke with the Friedmans about their latest cause.


by Eugene W. Hickokvia Policy Review
Tuesday, September 1, 1998

Eugene Hickok, Pennsylvania’s education chief, on higher standards for teacher training One man’s crusade to hold a government agency accountable to the taxpayer

Support Your Local Charter School

by Bruno V. Manno, Chester E. Finn Jr.via Policy Review
Tuesday, September 1, 1998

Civic entrepreneurs will be critical to the success of these fledgling independent public schools

Numero Uno

by Tyce Palmaffyvia Policy Review
Tuesday, September 1, 1998

El Paso superintendent Anthony Trujillo sets the standard for urban schools


What's Gone Wrong in America's Classrooms

via Hoover Institution Press
Wednesday, July 15, 1998

These essays identify key failures in modern American education and illuminate some ways in which those in the teaching profession—and their students—can achieve higher levels of performance, making the case for content-rich education and explicit teaching.


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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