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Michael Petrilli: Should We Segregate Students Based On Academic Ability?

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia WDET
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses tracking and ability grouping. Petrilli talks about whether schools should focus more on helping their best students get ahead, or focus on helping their struggling students catch up.


Michael Petrilli: How African American Children View Our Education System

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Gadfly
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses African American youth’s near-universal aspirations to go to college, but frustration at an education system that is not preparing them for success.


Elizabeth Cobbs: Historians for Tubman On The $20

interview with Elizabeth Cobbsvia WNYC
Monday, August 13, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Elizabeth Cobbs discusses her open letter, which she co-authored with Catherine Clinton, to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin, signed by 125 fellow historians, calling for him to commit to plans to feature Harriet Tubman on the twenty-dollar bill. 


Bill Whalen: Trump Wins The Electoral College With Or Without Winner-Takes-All States

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article "Go Ahead And The Change The Electoral College, But There's Still A Trump Presidency."


Michael McFaul, A Former U.S. Ambassador To Russia, Speaks Out

interview with Michael McFaulvia KERA Think
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul discusses the current state of US-Russia relations as well as his book From Cold War to Hot Peace.


Henry Miller Discusses The Organic Industry On The Andrea Kaye Show (39:45)

interview with Henry I. Millervia The Andrea Kaye Show
Friday, August 10, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Henry Miller discusses his Wall Street Journal article "The Organic Industry Is Lying to You."

Analysis and Commentary

Effectiveness Of Teaching Practices Depends On Classroom Composition

by Paul E. Petersonvia The Education Exchange
Monday, August 13, 2018

A new study investigates whether teaching practices differ in effectiveness depending on the students in the class. It finds that the impact of good classroom management and student-centered instruction vary depending on whether the students in the classroom are of high ability or of mixed ability.

Analysis and Commentary

David Meltzer On The Doctor-Patient Relationship

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, August 13, 2018

Physician David Meltzer of the University of Chicago talks about the power of the doctor-patient relationship with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Meltzer, who also has a Ph.D. in economics, discusses a controlled experiment he has been running to measure the importance of maintaining the continuity of doctor-patient relationships. Meltzer argues that the increasing use of hospitalists--specialists who take over a patient from the patient's regular doctor once the patient is hospitalized--has raised costs and hurt patients. 


Abbas Milani: Trump Administration Reinstates Sanctions On Iran

interview with Abbas Milanivia Forum with Michael Krasny (KQED)
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Abbas Milani discusses what the reimposed sanctions mean for Iran, the US, and our trading partners around the world.


Victor Davis Hanson On The Larry O'Connor Show

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Larry O'Connor Show
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his National Review article "The Police Were Not Policed."