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May 5, 2020
THIS IS WHY WE CALL IT THE BLOB $200 billion, on top of the $13 billion in new monies already delivered for education (see related story below) to fund federal programs in anticipation of state budget cuts is the epitome of throwing good money after bad. Never mind that the rest of the nation has to try […] Read more »
March 23, 2020
Dear Friends,As we all work to provide rapid solutions to the COVID-19 crisis and the impact it is having on education, we learned last week from our partner network that many states and school districts — some of which had already started remote education of students — told educators that any remote learning would not […] Read more »
February 24, 2020
TOMORROW: Parents and advocates for education equity & justice rally to call out candidates who oppose bothFebruary 24, 2020 – WASHINGTON —Tomorrow’s rally in Charleston, South Carolina, led by civil rights leader Dr. Howard Fuller and members of the Freedom Coalition for Charter Schoolsnear the site of the next candidate debate for the 2020 Democratic presidential […] Read more »
February 18, 2020
Parents of minority students – put at risk by anti-charter platforms – to rally TOMORROW, demand answer to #WhatAboutUs?February 18, 2020 – WASHINGTON — The Center for Education Reform (CER) announced today its full support for tomorrow’s press conference/rally planned by the Freedom Coalition for Charter Schools and Nevada charter school families, in Las Vegas, Nevada, […] Read more »
February 11, 2020
February 11, 2020 - WASHINGTON — The Center for Education Reform (CER) released the following statement today by founder and CEO Jeanne Allen regarding the proposed budget for fiscal year 2021 released yesterday by the Trump Administration.“The proposed Education Department budget reflects a misconception of the ‘power’ of local control and the actual manner in […] Read more »
January 22, 2020
Special CER News Alert: Today's Coverage of Espinoza V. Montana Dept of Revenue Read more »
January 21, 2020
CER IN THE NEWS January 21, 2020 Friends, We are one day away from the most significant Supreme Court case involving education in over 60 years – Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue.  As we all continue to work hard to spread lead plaintiff Kendra Espinoza’s important story, we are sharing a new piece co-written […] Read more »
December 19, 2019
Democratic Candidates Asked to Listen to Voices of Struggling Parents Following Them Across NationMinority parents, advocates, and school leaders demand an answer to #WhatAboutUs?As the seven leading candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination gather for the debate in Los Angeles, charter school parents, advocates, and leaders from throughout the country are calling on the debate moderators and the candidates to give education opportunity the attention […] Read more »
December 13, 2019
Charter Schools in Pittsburgh & Leaders throughout Pennsylvania Unite Issue strong message to special interest sponsors of “Public Education Forum 2020” and the Democratic candidates ignoring parental demands WASHINGTON  12.13.19 — Charter school leaders in Pittsburgh, joined by others throughout Pennsylvania, and by key state democratic officials issued strong statements today challenging the Democratic candidates for president […] Read more »
October 23, 2019
CER IN THE NEWSFox & FriendsOctober 23, 2019 CER Founder & CEO Jeanne Allen appeared on Fox & Friends for a segment on Elizabeth Warren's EdReform plan that wrongly attacks Charter Schools & puts special interests over parents’ rights.‬ Read her article from the Washington Examiner here. Read more »