Andy Matthews

The emerging school choice consensus

July 18, 2014

Of all the policy options available, there’s one that stands out above all others in its potential to help the state realize profound gains in student achievement. What Nevada needs, ultimately, is school choice.

‘Reading Rainbow’ not just about books

One-time children’s show has lot to teach about free markets

July 16, 2014

Reading Rainbow has more to teach than a love of books. It has proven itself to be a prime example of the power of free markets.

Week in Review: This will make you laugh

July 11, 2014

Resources mean little if you don't know how to use them.

What are you reading?

June 27, 2014

NPRI President Andy Matthews suggests five books you should consider reading this summer.

Sick system

June 20, 2014

The real problem with health care, which Obamacare does nothing to address, is that consumers are barely involved in the health insurance equation. Somebody else — the government or, through what is essentially government subsidization, an employer — is paying. And because consumers are so far removed from the actual costs of health care, those competitive dynamics that push costs down in other markets are missing.

Summer getaway

June 13, 2014

Many families are gearing up for summer vacations, but for many Nevada teachers, summer break will be the start of a permanent vacation — from the teacher union.

Reading Rainbow

June 6, 2014

“Reading Rainbow” is much more than a children’s literacy program. It’s proof that success can be found in the free market.

Culinary Union found guilty of engaging in unfair labor practices

June 4, 2014

On May 2, a judge with the National Labor Relations Board ruled that the Culinary Union engaged in unfair labor practices and ordered the union “to cease and desist.”

Model the good things about Texas, not the bad

June 3, 2014

In most ways, Texas is a model state, and one that more states — including Nevada — should emulate. Except in one way.

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