Matthew Ladner

Recent Work

Opportunities lost?

Would Harry Reid send his children to D.C. public schools?

April 9, 2009

On March 10, President Obama gave a major education speech before the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. In that speech, he stated clearly: Secretary Duncan will use only one test when deciding what ideas to support with your precious tax dollars: It's not whether an idea is liberal or conservative, but whether it works.

Failure Is No Longer an Option

Florida’s Decade of Education Improvement Proves Reform Works

March 18, 2009

Florida has experienced a significant increase in student achievement over the past 10 years, while Nevada's educational performance during that same time has remained relatively flat. Nevada could replicate Florida's success by implementing similar measures.