Chester E. Finn, Jr.
Does Money Matter? Edited by Gary Burtless Brookings, 296 pages, $39.95 Catholic Education: Homeward Bound By Kimberly Hahn and Mary Hasson Ignatius, 400 pages, $14.95 Choosing Schools: Vouchers and American Education By Jerome J. Hanus and Peter W. Cookson Jr. American University Press, 179 pages, . . . . Continue Reading »
Will the flood of education books ever subside? Since 1983, when the National Commission on Excellence in Education declared us a “nation at risk,” there’s been a deluge. Wags have noted that we are menaced by a rising tide of education reports. Most fall into familiar categories. These . . . . Continue Reading »
Perhaps the most striking feature of our contemporary political landscape is the failure of the tattered labels “liberal” and “conservative” any longer to convey useful . . . . Continue Reading »