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Michael Petrilli: O-H-I-No?

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Paolo DeMaria, Ohio's State Superintendent and Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discuss the state’s new strategic plan for education, which Fordham’s gadflies find disappointing.

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Three Hoover Fellows On NAEP, A Nation at Risk, And The Future Of Education Reform

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Three Hoover Fellows on NAEP, A Nation at Risk, and the Future of Education Reform" on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 1:30pm - 3:00pm EST.

Analysis and Commentary

A Closer Look At “Mismatch” In School Choice Studies

by Michael J. Petrilli
Monday, April 23, 2018

Last week, I argued that Hitt, McShane, and Wolf erred in including programs in their review of “school choice” studies that were only incidentally related to school choice or that have idiosyncratic designs that would lead one to expect a mismatch between test score gains and long-term impacts (early college high schools, selective enrollment high schools, and career and technical education initiatives).

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Three Hoover Fellows On NAEP, A Nation At Risk, And The Future Of Education Reform

featuring Chester E. Finn Jr., Eric Hanushek, Paul E. Petersonvia Thomas B. Fordham Institute
Monday, April 23, 2018

This month, the U.S. Department of Education released the latest results of the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP), which told us how fourth- and eighth-grade students are faring nationally, in every state, and in most big cities in math and reading. This month also marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of A Nation at Risk.

Analysis and Commentary

Paul Peterson On The Education Exchange

interview with Paul E. Petersonvia The Education Exchange
Monday, April 23, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Paul Peterson and New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu discuss efforts to bring education savings accounts and full-day kindergarten to his state.


Liberal Education And Liberal Democracy

by Peter Berkowitzvia The Weekly Standard
Monday, April 23, 2018

Colleges foster smugness on the left and resentment on the right.


Michael Petrilli: A Better Curriculum In The Bayou State

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Rebecca Kockler, Louisiana’s assistant superintendent of academic content, joins Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli and Robert Pondiscio, to discuss her state’s curriculum initiative.


Charter Schools: Helping Those Who Need It Most

by Margaret (Macke) Raymondvia PolicyEd
Sunday, January 7, 2018

Charter schools are leading the way in improving public education in America, especially for students who are traditionally underserved. Charter school students in urban areas and in schools run by Charter Management Organizations show strong learning gains compared to their peers in district schools.

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Arizona Teachers Vote To Go On Strike

quoting Paul E. Petersonvia The Wall Street Journal
Friday, April 20, 2018

[Subscription Required] Teachers are asking for 20% pay raises and increases in state education funding.

Mieczyslaw Jalowiecki drawing
In the News

Mieczyslaw Jalowiecki Memoirs And Drawings Now Available Online

Friday, April 20, 2018

Hoover Archives has digitized and made available to researchers the memoirs and drawings of Polish diplomat, agronomist, writer, and nobleman Mieczyslaw Jalowiecki.



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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