Dr. Matthew Ladner is a director of state projects for the Phoenix-based Alliance for School Choice. Prior to that, he served as director of policy and communications at Children First America.

Ladner has authored a number of studies on school choice, charter schools and special education reform, and has written columns about education reform in papers around the nation.

By Dr. Matthew Ladner

Public Schools Learn Their Lesson about Competition

The Impact of Limited School Choice on Public School Districts

Case studies of how school districts in Michigan's largest county are responding to competition from charter schools and public "schools-of-choice" … more

Limited School Choice Is Improving Michigan Public Schools

Competition for students within the public education system is prompting many public schools to embrace reforms that they might not otherwise have tried. … more