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March 24, 2019
Dear Friends,The news was blaring this weekend.  All the talk seemed to suggest that the nation was focused almost entirely on the release of the Mueller Report. It’s been that way for months. And now it’s out. We’re told the nation is riveted, waiting to learn what’s inside.And that does indeed seem to be the […] Read more »
February 27, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 27, 2019 CONTACT: Alexandra Phelps aphelps@pinkstongroup.com (703) 966-0831 Washington, D.C. — Jeanne Allen, the founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform (CER), issued the following statement: “News of federal legislation to incentivize private funding of scholarships for low-income and working-class families broke tonight, a welcome sign in the battle for more […] Read more »
January 25, 2019
CER Founder and CEO Jeanne Allen was interviewed this week in light of the deal struck in Los Angeles that ended the teacher strike in the nation’s second largest school district. Jeanne discussed the politics of the strike as well as the implications of the deal. CER also spoke to journalists at  the Washington Post, […] Read more »
January 11, 2019
CER Founder and CEO Jeanne Allen was featured in several publications this week regarding the upcoming teacher strike in Los Angeles, which is home to the second largest school district in the nation. The strike would affect nearly half a million students, their families and 63,000 district employees and would be the first in nearly […] Read more »
January 10, 2019
KABC-FM, Larry O’Connor Show January 10, 2019 Center for Education Reform founder Jeanne Allen responds on ‘LA Teacher Strike’  Read more »
June 27, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2018 CONTACT: Mary Riner (202) 750-0016 | mary@edreform.com U.S. Supreme Court Rules in favor of Mark Janus in Janus v. AFSCME Statement by Jeanne Allen, Founder & CEO It’s a great day in Washington, DC! The high court’s decision strikes a blow for the freedom guaranteed to individuals under the constitution. […] Read more »
February 23, 2018
Favorable decision Janus case could mean better education, expanded opportunity MEDIA ADVISORY Friday, February 22, 2018  CONTACT Christina Mazzanti, Dir., Communications christina@edreform.com (202) 750-0016 Monday: US Supreme Court hears arguments on worker freedom Janus v. AFSCME decision, whether favorable or not, will have wide-ranging implications for public-sector union employees and education at large   (Washington, […] Read more »
January 22, 2018
School Choice Week exclusive demonstrates widespread + growing support for education opportunity expanded to all in need. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, January 22, 2017  CONTACT Christina Mazzanti, Dir., Communications christina@edreform.com (202) 750-0016 BREAKING: Special National School Choice Week Podcast features Schools, Members of Congress, Ed Secretary Reality Check shows growing impact of and support for education […] Read more »
January 8, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, January 8, 2017  CONTACT Christina Mazzanti, Dir., Communications christina@edreform.com (202) 750-0016 CER URGES PRESIDENT TO KEEP EDUCATION FRONT AND CENTER IN RURAL INITIATIVE Statement by Jeanne Allen in response to President Trump’s Rural Prosperity Plans (Washington, D.C.) – Today President Trump announced an initiative to achieve prosperity for rural America by […] Read more »
December 12, 2017
The latest report on the deteriorating condition of U.S. fourth-graders’ reading proficiency is infuriating and depressing but a trend that is not at all surprising. The Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) has been administered every five years since 2001 and the fact that, as U.S. News reports, “Reading comprehension among fourth-grade students has […] Read more »