Dr. Matthew Ladner

Dr. Matthew Ladner
Florida Schools Make Money the Old Fashioned Way
By Dr. Matthew Ladner
Senators McCain and Obama are racing down the stretch of the 2008 Presidential race with substantially different ideas about how ...
October 22, 2008
The Shape of Things To Come in American Education
By Dr. Matthew Ladner
On these pages I have described how the primordial soup of a market system could transform education. In their book, ...
June 26, 2008
Fear and Loathing in Carson City: Nevada Should Embrace Charter Schools
By Dr. Matthew Ladner
Nevada’s education system must address two urgent problems: an ever-growing quantity of students and the low average quality of schools. ...
May 29, 2008
The Way of the Future in American Schooling
By Dr. Matthew Ladner
 In the Aviator, director Martin Scorsese tells the story of Howard Hughes, had perhaps the biography of Howard Hughes been ...
May 14, 2008
Anywhere But Here: The Looming Train Wreck of No Child Left Behind
By Dr. Matthew Ladner
In the opening scene of Saving Private Ryan, Captain John H. Miller (played by Tom Hanks) leads a group of ...
March 20, 2008
Inner City Kids Benefiting From School Choice
By Dr. Matthew Ladner
  Democratic activist Steve Barr, founder of the Rock the Vote campaign, has dived into school reform in Los Angeles. Predictably, ...
March 04, 2008
Enabling Animal House: America Needs to Create Rational Higher Ed Policy
By Dr. Matthew Ladner
  America needs to invest more financial resources to help address a looming shortage of college graduates needed for the high-tech ...
January 28, 2008
Charting the Course for Reform
By Dr. Matthew Ladner
U.S. News and World Report just published its annual ranking of the top 100 public high schools in America. My ...
January 10, 2008
Death Knell: Will Charter Schools Destroy Inner-City Catholic Schools?
By Dr. Matthew Ladner
The Education Next article “Can Catholic Schools Be Saved?” asks the provocative question: Will charter schools finish off inner city ...
November 14, 2007
The Silent Crisis of American Higher Education
By Dr. Matthew Ladner
Few Yale seniors, it turns out, know which American President created the New Deal. Even fewer would know which one ...
September 26, 2007
Delivering an Anti-Poverty Revolution
By Dr. Matthew Ladner
I have an admittedly odd appreciation for left-wing protest songs. For my money (sorry boomers) there is none finer than ...
September 18, 2007
The Blind Side Blitz on Inner City Kids
By Dr. Matthew Ladner
Michael Lewis' book The Blind Side tells a fascinating story about poverty and education through the lens of football. Lewis ...
August 24, 2007
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