Frederick M. Hess

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Frederick M. Hess is the resident scholar and director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. He is a widely-cited, influential author and has written numerous books, articles, and commentary about K-12 and higher education. [1]

Research and Advocacy Focus

Hess advocates for "school reform," or structural changes to the U.S. public education system. In articles and commentary he has advocated for "educational entrepreneurship." He has also advocated cost-cutting to free up money for "school reform." He also comments on unions and collective bargaining. [2]

Books and Articles

Books Hess has authored include The Same Thing Over and Over, Education Unbound, Common Sense School Reform, Revolution at the Margins, and Spinning Wheels. [3] Hess is the co-editor of the book Stretching the School Dollar. [4]

Hess writes the Education Week blog "Rick Hess Straight Up."

His articles have appeared in scholarly and popular outlets such as the Harvard Education Review, the Chronicle of Higher Education, the Phi Delta Kappan, U.S. News & World Report, and The Washington Post. [5]

Affiliations

Education

Ph.D., M.A., government, Harvard University[14]

M.Ed., teaching and curriculum, Harvard University[15]

B.A., political science, Brandeis University [16]

Articles and resources

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References

  1. American Enterprise Institute, “Scholars and Fellows: Frederick M. Hess,” “American Enterprise Institute,” retrieved 3/21/2011.
  2. American Enterprise Institute, "Scholars and Fellows: Frederick M. Hess," "American Enterprise Institute," retrieved 3/21/2011.
  3. American Enterprise Institute, “Scholars and Fellows: Frederick M. Hess," "American Enterprise Institute," retrieved 3/21/2011.
  4. American Enterprise Institute, "Scholars and Fellows: Frederick M. Hess," "American Enterprise Institute," retrieved 3/21/2011.
  5. American Enterprise Institute, "Scholars and Fellows: Frederick M. Hess," "American Enterprise Institute," retrieved 3/21/2011.
  6. Education Next, "Frederick Hess," "Education Next," retrieved 3/22/2011.
  7. "The Broad Prize Review Board," "The Broad Prize," retrieved 3/22/2011.
  8. "Board of Directors," "National Association of Charter School Authorizers," retrieved 3/22/2011.
  9. "Board of Directors," "4.0 Schools," retrieved 3/22/2011.
  10. "Frederick M. Hess," "American Enterprise Institute," retrieved 3/22/2011.
  11. "PEPG People," "Program on Educational Policy and Governance, Harvard University," retrieved 3/22/2011.
  12. American Enterprise Institute, "Future of American Educators Project," "American Enterprise Institute," retrieved 3/21/2011.
  13. NCTQ, [http://www.nctq.org/p/about/boardMember.jsp?name=Advisory%20Board%20Member%20-%20Hess "Advisory Board," "NCTQ," retrieved 3/22/2011.
  14. American Enterprise Institute, "Scholars and Fellows: Frederick M. Hess," "American Enterprise Institute," retrieved 3/22/2011.
  15. American Enterprise Institute, "Scholars and Fellows: Frederick M. Hess," "American Enterprise Institute," retrieved 3/21/2011.
  16. American Enterprise Institute, "Scholars and Fellows: Frederick M. Hess," "American Enterprise Institute," retrieved 3/21/2011.

External resources

Frederick M. Hess Wikipedia: American Enterprise Institute

External articles