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September 1, 2008
By Herbert J. Walberg
Americans spend more on elementary and high schools and get less learning for their money than citizens in other developed nations. Only 40 percent of U.S.
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Education
August 28, 2007
By Herbert J. Walberg
School Choice: The Findings is the most comprehensive and up-to-date survey available summarizing the research on charter schools, vouchers, and public versus private school effectiveness.
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Education
September 1, 2005
By Joseph Bast, Herbert J. Walberg
This book is for parents, teachers, policymakers, taxpayers, and everyone who wants great schools for children regardless of their race, social background, and parents' income.
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Education
December 31, 2004
By Joseph Bast, Herbert J. Walberg
Since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled school vouchers are constitutional in 2002, grassroots activists around the country have been organizing to support passage of school choice programs.
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Education
December 31, 2004
By Joseph Bast, Herbert J. Walberg
Since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled school vouchers are constitutional in 2002, grassroots activists around the country have been organizing to support passage of school choice programs.
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Education
December 31, 2004
By Joseph Bast, Herbert J. Walberg
Since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled school vouchers are constitutional in 2002, grassroots activists around the country have been organizing to support passage of school choice programs.
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Education
September 1, 2004
By Herbert J. Walberg
Parents are seizing new opportunities to choose their children's schools through vouchers and charter schools. But does such school choice improve learning and lead to other improvements in schooling? The evidence from a variety of studies shows it does.
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Education
May 1, 2004
By Herbert J. Walberg
Because learning in most subjects depends on reading skills, reading proficiency can be considered the most important goal in the early grades.
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Education
November 1, 2003
By Herbert J. Walberg
Growing evidence shows introducing market forces into the education arena benefits all students by raising achievement across the board.
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Education
August 22, 2003
By Joseph Bast, Herbert J. Walberg
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Education
July 1, 2003
By Joseph Bast, Herbert J. Walberg
In July 2003, The Heartland Institute will release Let's Put Parents Back in Charge! a 96-page paperback book that presents the need for parental choice in education and explains how to join the school choice movement.
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Economy
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February 1, 2003
By Herbert J. Walberg
Fourth grade marks the point that proficient students stop learning to read, and start reading to learn.
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Education
February 1, 2003
By Herbert J. Walberg
Cost Per ProficientFourth-Grade Reader State NAEP Student Achievement: % scoring at or above proficient in Grade 4 reading (1998) % Annual Current Expenditure Per Pupil (1997-98) $ Cost to Produce a Proficient Fourth-Grader in 1998 ($ x 5)/%
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Education
October 1, 2002
By Herbert J. Walberg
U.S. taxpayers paid on average $108,730 to produce each 1998 high school graduate.
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Education
July 1, 1998
By Herbert J. Walberg
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Education
July 1, 1998
By Herbert J. Walberg
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Education
July 27, 1995
By Herbert J. Walberg
The United States now spends more per student on public elementary and secondary education than any other advanced country belonging to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
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Education
July 7, 1995
By Herbert J. Walberg
Why does the world's most productive country have the world's least productive school system? The U.S.
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Education
January 1, 1988
By Herbert J. Walberg
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Education
January 1, 1988
By Herbert J. Walberg
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Education
 

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