Chester E. Finn Jr.

Mr. Finn is the president emeritus of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and a senior fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution.

Mr. Finn is the president emeritus of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and a senior fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution.

Obama for Governor!

Maybe Barack Obama should follow the Pope’s example and resign — but then he should run for governor, presumably in Illinois (where he would definitely be an improvement on the ...

Bravo, Brockton!

A great school is a great school is a great school. It may be big, it may be small. Brockton High School, one of the largest in America, is now ...

Waiting for Superman

Feeling just the least bit sheepish about being one of the few people in the throng who hadn’t already seen this film, I went last evening (with Fordham research director ...

Universal Preschool by Stealth

In the name of boosting academic performance and giving struggling kids a better shot at succeeding in first grade, California appears to be headed down the slippery slope to universal ...