ON-Lion Letter

Entries for February 2008

The Western media these days is full of stories on China’s arrival as a superpower, some even warning that the future may belong to her.  Western poli...

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In late February in Washington, D.C., a diverse group of teachers, scholars, superintendents, education-reform advocates, and a teachers'-union leader...

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Few people have been more involved in shaping postwar U.S. education reforms -- or dissented from them more effectively -- than Chester E. Finn, Jr.  ...

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The relentless thrust of globalization and the unexpected termination of the Cold War have increased rather than reduced global tensions.  These devel...

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The Arab world suffers from a debilitating democracy deficit.  The region's ruling governments' antipathy for pluralism, political dissent, and free s...

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The first set of reports from the School Choice Demonstration Project's (SCDP's) longitudinal study of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP) wa...

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In the Winter 2008 edition of Wisconsin Interest, Marquette University Law School professor Rick Esenberg reminds us that "Wisconsin was once a welfar...

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While "international human rights agreements provide a valuable framework for determining what constitutes permissible and impermissible filtering" of...

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The Center for Education Reform (CER) in Washington, D.C., evaluates state charter-school laws in a mid-February report.  Minnesota has the strongest ...

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SpeechNow.org is a new group of citizens formed to protect the First Amendment at the ballot box on Election Day 2008 and beyond.  But before it can a...

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