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Public Schools Need a Little Peer Pressure

by Gary S. Beckervia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 30, 1997

Critics of voucher proposals, including President Clinton, believe that increased competition from private schools would hurt public education. Nobel Prize-winner and Hoover fellow Gary S. Becker argues the reverse: Faced with more competition, public schools will get better, not worse.

One Page of Pure Hook

by Sidney Hookvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 30, 1997

A letter from the late Sidney Hook to the editor of Stanford University's Campus Report, reproduced from the Sidney Hook papers in the Hoover Institution Archives. A lovely dollop of logic.

How Teachers' Unions Let Kids Down

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

Teachers' unions say that they foster student achievement. Hoover fellow Robert J. Barro says bunk.

The Intellect as a Weapon For Freedom

by John H. Bunzelvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 30, 1997

The philosopher and Hoover fellow Sidney Hook (1902-1989) fought a tenacious battle against the politicization of the university. An appreciation by Hoover fellow John H. Bunzel.

Free At Last

by Nina S. Reesvia Policy Review
Friday, November 1, 1996

Black Americans sign up for school choice

An Echo, Not a Choice

by Douglas D. Deweyvia Policy Review
Friday, November 1, 1996

Vouchers repeat the error of public education

Town Square

via Policy Review
Sunday, September 1, 1996

News from the citizenship movement

One Nation Under God

by Joseph Locontevia Policy Review
Monday, July 1, 1996

Restoring religious freedom to public schools

Muchas Gracias, Mr. Doluisio

by John J. Millervia Policy Review
Wednesday, May 1, 1996

John J. Miller

One Nation Under God

by John W. Kennedyvia Policy Review
Wednesday, May 1, 1996

Catholics tutor city youth


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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