Kelly Matthews is the author of Education Exposed: What teaching taught me about America’s failing education system. After teaching for five years in an urban school district, Matthews accepted a job in an affluent suburban school district.In her book, Matthews shares insights she has gained through her teaching experiences in these two neighboring districts. Through personal anecdotes, she shows the characteristics that high-performing schools possess that low-performing schools lack. She gives real, honest commentary on the state of education and provides suggestions for reform.

In her blog, Matthews continues to share her insights on current issues and persists in exposing public education’s dirty little secrets.