Eric Hanushek

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Name: Eric Hanushek
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Dorn’s understanding of McCleary decision incorrect

GUEST COLUMNOn March 18, Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn sent out a statement disputing the Washington Policy Center’s analysis of the 2012 Supreme Court McCleary v. State of Washington decision.Our analysis, citing the 79-page court decision, ... [Published Daily Sun News - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Obama touts $107M high school career connection program

President Obama on Monday opened up taxpayers’ checkbook for education and continued a hallmark of his presidency — working around Congress to dole out billions of dollars in grants to individual states and districts, as long as they enact the kinds of ... [Published Washington Times - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Milwaukee's week at the center of the education universe

"It's all about teacher quality," Eric Hanushek said."What improves student achievement is improved instruction," said Michael Casserly.What's needed, said Paul Hill, is "a mechanism to drive (the search for improvement) beyond the comfort zone of the ... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Why More Federal Education Spending Is Not the Answer

Rather than shift the tax burden from households with children to relatively high-earning households without children, Felix Salmon of Reuters proposes increasing federal education funding. This strikes me as ill-conceived for a number of reasons. If ... [Published National Review - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

April 2, 2014

Editors: Offering Jonathan Pollard’s release in Mideast peace talks is premature. Washington PostGlenn Kessler: What we know and what we don’t know about Obamacare enrollment numbers. Washington PostEditors: If Obamacare is now such a success, why ... [Published National Review - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

We Need Better Teachers

For the sake of K-12 students, we need to validate and reward our best instructors and get rid of our worst ones.Editor's note: The following essay is an excerpt from the new Hoover Press book  What Lies Ahead for America's Children and Their Schools ... [Published Policy Review - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

EDUCATION: Does investing more in education necessarily improve academic performance?

With meager resources we have we need to identify priority areas which can bring impact on our education sector.In the past few years there has been wide outcry in Tanzania from education stakeholders including academicians, parents, teachers, politicians, ... [Published IPP Media - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 2 reports

Kansas Ruling Rolls Back Mandated Spending On Schools

Education: Teacher unions and the media are celebrating news this week that the Kansas Supreme Court has required more spending on the state's public schools. The good news, however, can be found deeper in the ruling.The Kansas court ruled that funding ... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Feb 21 2014 - Updated Feb 21 2014 - 1 reports

Koret Task Force on K-12 Education Reaches Milestone

Chester E. Finn Jr., task force chair, thanks the group and acknowledges their stimulating work.The year 2014 marks the sixteenth year of work by Hoover’s Koret Task Force on K-12 Education . The eleven-member task force first met in 1999 and established ... [Published Policy Review - Feb 21 2014]
First reported Feb 03 2014 - Updated Feb 03 2014 - 1 reports

MARCUS WINTERS: Better Schools, Fewer Dollars: Here’s what looks like a policy dilemma. To att…

MARCUS WINTERS: Better Schools, Fewer Dollars: Here’s what looks like a policy dilemma. To attain the economic growth that it desperately needs, the United States must improve its schools and train a workforce capable of competing in the global economy. ... [Published Instapundit - Feb 03 2014]
First reported Nov 24 2013 - Updated Nov 24 2013 - 1 reports

Review - Shyamalan sees well-read people

Film director's ideas for reform prove surprisingly insightfulA Hollywood director most famous for a film about a boy who can communicate with the deceased produces a book revealing the "five keys" to unlocking educational equality for all.You'll forgive ... [Published Times Education Supplement - Nov 24 2013]

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"i see little evidence that we know how to take the ineffective teachers and make them more valuable" Hanushek said...

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Milwaukee's week at the center of the education... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Apr 05 2014]
Why More Federal Education Spending Is Not the ... [Published National Review - Apr 05 2014]
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We Need Better Teachers [Published Policy Review - Apr 02 2014]
EDUCATION: Does investing more in education nec... [Published IPP Media - Mar 24 2014]
Kansas Ruling Rolls Back Mandated Spending On S... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Mar 14 2014]
Kansas Court Gets It Right: Education Spending ... [Published Heritage Foundation - Mar 13 2014]
Koret Task Force on K-12 Education Reaches Mile... [Published Policy Review - Feb 21 2014]
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