Tag: Matt Ladner

school choice

Teacher-led micro schools, ESAs create opportunity in Native American education

I had the opportunity recently to visit a new, small private school on the San Carlos Apache Reservation in Arizona. The school illustrates an education trend that is providing a new avenue for addressing America’s largest achievement gap. The United States has done very poorly by Native Americans, including but[Read More…]

Florida leads nation in degrees produced by public colleges

The research arm of the National Student Clearinghouse released a report recently on the number of students graduating from institutions of higher education by state. The Research Center works with higher education organizations to better inform practitioners and policymakers about student educational pathways, tracking students enrolling in a public four-year[Read More…]

National School Choice Week: A chance to advance equality and opportunity

When The Fellowship of the Ring was released in 2001, I was in the subset of viewers who had not read J.R.R. Tolkien’s books. Yes, right, I know: Nerd demerit! It proved beneficial as a movie-going experience, as it shocked me: Wait, what? Sarumon is a bad guy?? The Gandalf[Read More…]