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"Does higher education drive our economic growth?" Las Vegas Review-Journal, February 27, 2010.

"Nevada Governor Calls for Amendment to Permit Vouchers" School Reform News, February 17, 2011.

"Obama No Child' Reforms Would Eliminate School Choice Options" School Reform News, February 14, 2011.

"Increased higher-ed funding won't earn an "A" in econ" Nevada News and Views, February 10, 2011.

"Spending more to achieve less in education" Nevada News and Views, January 5, 2011.

"Reid is wrong on vouchers" Nevada News and Views, August 6, 2010.

Sandoval is having what Florida’s having: Nevada too, can share in education reform successNevada Business Magazine. August 2010.

Working against workers: misguided policies are driving up unemployment in NevadaNevada News and Views, July 29, 2010.

School Choice Works: D.C. Opportunity Scholarship program boosted student achievementNevada News and Views, July 10, 2010.

Focused on their own political advantage, lawmakers prolong joblessnessNevada News and Views, June 23, 2010.

End Social Promotion to Lower Drop-Out RateReno Gazette Journal, June 22, 2010.

Social injustice: Our public education system harms low-income and minority studentsNevada News and Views, May 29, 2010.

Academic authoritarians: Ivory tower elitists reveal their bizarre fantasiesNevada News and Views, May 17, 2010.

Ivory Tower Elitists Reveal Bizarre FantasiesLas Vegas Review Journal, May 9, 2010.

Racing to the top or running in place?" Las Vegas Business Magazine, May 1, 2010.

Nevada should quit protecting bad teachersNevada News and Views, April 29, 2010.

Markets work, even for those in poverty: UNR professors have it wrongNevada News and Views, March 30, 2010.

Why Florida Succeeds Where Nevada FailsNevada News and Views, March 27, 2010.

Why Florida Succeeds Where Nevada FailsLincoln County Record, March 25, 2010.

Education focus must be on student achievement, not spending levelsNevada News and Views, March 17, 2010.

Using resources more effectively is criticalReno Gazette-Journal, March 14,

What could have been: What if Nevada showed restraint in education spending?” Nevada Business Magazine, March 1, 2010.

Empowerment model puts classrooms firstLas Vegas Review Journal, January 3, 2010.

Behind the Curve on Charter Schools: Silver State Continues to Miss Real Educational OpportunitiesNevada Business Magazine, December 1, 2009.

Its time to grade the teacherLas Vegas Review Journal, November 1, 2009.

Is Nevada’s education system underfunded?” Nevada Business Journal, October 1, 2009

School district actually spending $12,307 per pupilLas Vegas Review Journal, September 27, 2009.

Nevada’s education funding fantasies: We’re already spending more than you thinkNevada Business Journal, June 1, 2009. 

Increasing education spending will get us nowhereReno Gazette Journal, April 15, 2009.

Nevada needs more charter schoolsNevada Business Journal, April 1, 2009.

Diversity realityLas Vegas Review Journal, March 14, 2009.

Saving kids and moneyNevada Business Journal, March 1, 2009.

Education: Spend More or Enact Reform?” Las Vegas Review Journal, February 8, 2009.

High taxes, tuition not the solutionReno Gazette-Journal, December 23, 2008.

To free itself from boom-bust cycles, state needs spending limitsLas Vegas Business Press, November 11, 2008

Budgets bust because they boomLas Vegas Review-Journal, October 5, 2008.

A Modest Proposal: Exporting EducationNevada Business Journal, October 1, 2008.

“Little to show for per-pupil spending” Reno Gazette-Journal, August 13, 2008. (Link Dead)

“Education spending growth outpaces, houses, income…even gas prices” Elko Daily Free Press, July 29, 2008.(Link missing)