Dr. Matthew Ladner Joins Freedom Daily to Talk about the Report Card on American Education

Dr. Matthew Ladner recently joined Jami Lund of the Washington Freedom Foundation’s “Freedom Daily” to talk about the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) annual Report Card on American Education. Dr. Ladner, who co-authored the report, was formerly the top policy advisor on education to Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. Washington State … »

Fracking in Illinois

Big news today out of Illinois: fracking can soon begin. Today, the 12-member Illinois Joint Committee on Administrative Rules adopted regulations that govern hydraulic fracturing within the state, which will be made public by November 15th. Oil and gas companies can start applying for permits later this month. The rules … »

VIDEO: Jonathan Williams Interview with Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association

American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) Tax and Fiscal Policy Director Jonathan Williams joined the Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association’s (PMA) Carl Marrara this week to talk about Pennsylvania’s economic competitiveness. Along with Art Laffer and Stephen Moore, Williams is a co-author of the 7th edition of the ALEC Rich States, Poor States … »

North Dakota Trails the Nation in Education Policy

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) last week released the 19th edition of its annual Report Card on American Education, where it grades states’ education policy based on six areas: state academic standards, charter school laws, home-school regulations, private school choice programs, overall teacher quality and policies, and digital learning … »