The Goldwater Institute attracted national attention after it released a study that showed only 3.5% of Arizona high school students can pass the U.S. Citizenship test--a test that 9 out of 10 immigrants pass. The study's author, Dr. Matthew Ladner, appeared on the Dennis Prager radio program to detail the findings.
National Review Senior Editor Jay Nordlinger was in town to speak at the Goldwater Institute. While he was here he went on KFYI's Barry Young Show to talk about a variety of topics, including government-run healthcare, card check, and the nomination of Judge Sotomayor to the Supreme Court.
Goldwater Institute chairman, Dr. Tom Patterson, appeared on KFNX's "Main Street Out Loud" show to discuss the state budget mess and what lawmakers need to do to get us out of it.
The Goldwater Institute's Clint Bolick went on KFNX's "Main Street Out Loud" show to talk about the City of Tempe asking for a do-over in the tattoo case.
THE GOLDWATER INSTITUTE EDUCATION CONFERENCE
Market-Based Blueprints for Education Reform in Arizona: Preschool through Postsecondary
with Keynote Speaker
Terry M. Moe, Ph.D.
KPNX 12 News reports on Opening the Books, the Goldwater Institute's 2006 annual analysis of Arizona public school finance.
Dr. Matt Ladner talks with KFYI's Terry Gilberg about graduation rates in Arizona and offers a prescription for changing the 41% high school drop-out rate.
Dr. Matthew Ladner joins KFNN's Business for Breakfast program to talk about Arizona crime rates and prioritization of state spending.
Darcy Olsen joins KJZZ's Morning Edition to talk about Arizona's investment in biotech science.
Dr. Matthew Ladner talks with Terry Gilberg from KFYI about a number of education topics from school start times to personalized learning plans.