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No Strings Attached

by Jonathan Moorevia Policy Review
Friday, May 1, 1998

A private college spurns federal aid to save its academic freedom

Why One Plus One Equals Billions

by Peter Brimelowvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, April 30, 1998

The education lobby argues that, if we flood public schools with money, the performance of our students will improve. Will it? Hoover media fellow Peter Brimelow looks at the evidence—and discovers that the educators have their math wrong.

The Gold Star State

by Tyce Palmaffyvia Policy Review
Sunday, March 1, 1998

How Texas jumped to the head of the class in elementary-school achievement

The Gospel According to Floyd Flake

by Rev. Floyd H. Flakevia Policy Review
Sunday, March 1, 1998

A maverick Democrat on vouchers and virtues

At the University of California, the Sky Has Not Fallen

by Thomas Sowellvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 30, 1998

The regents of the University of California voted in 1995 to end affirmative action on all nine UC campuses. Hoover fellow Thomas Sowell has looked at the results, and he concludes that the educational climate for minorities has gotten better, not worse.

Why Set New Standards if You're Going to Set Them Low?

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

Attempting to develop new standards for its public schools, California has formed an Academic Standards Commission. One of its members is Hoover fellow Williamson Evers, and he's not altogether happy about the commission's work.

No Excuses

by Tyce Palmaffyvia Policy Review
Thursday, January 1, 1998

Houston educator Thaddeus Lott turns failing schools into laboratories of learning. What’s his secret?

Adios, Bilingual Ed

by Jorge Amsellevia Policy Review
Saturday, November 1, 1997

Hispanic parents in California demand serious English instruction for their children

The Gender Refs

by Elizabeth Arensvia Policy Review
Saturday, November 1, 1997

Federal regulators lock arms with college athletic departments to gut men’s sports in the name of equality

Robin Hood Lives in Texas

by Robert J. Barrovia Hoover Digest
Thursday, October 30, 1997

Last spring, Governor Bush proposed a hike in the state sales tax to fund Texas schools. Hoover fellow Robert J. Barro explains what the governor was up to, why the financing of Texas schools is such a mess, and how the problem really ought to be solved.

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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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