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June 14, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 14, 2019CONTACT: Alexandra Phelpsaphelps@pinkstongroup.com(703) 966-0831Washington, D.C. — Jeanne Allen, the founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform (CER), issued the following statement:"With education being the key to a healthy economy and bright future for all Americans, the involvement of our highest leaders is critical. So on this Friday afternoon it’s great […] Read more »
June 4, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 4, 2019CONTACT: Alexandra Phelpsaphelps@pinkstongroup.com(703) 966-0831Washington, D.C. — Jeanne Allen, the founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform (CER), issued the following statement:"We and our colleagues around the country have watched with great interest as the Mayor and parents of New Bedford, Massachusetts sought to create a new innovative partnership that would […] Read more »
May 18, 2019
Dear Charter School Friends,What a crazy thing - the Friday of National Charter Schools Week, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says that as president he will put an end to charter schools.As my mother would have said, “the nerve!”Sanders’ comments - yelling about transparency (which of course exists) or regulation (which charters have plenty of!) and […] Read more »
April 30, 2019
The results of the National 2018 Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL) assessment, focused on critical STEM, skills, are more hopeful than in prior years, but the results remain disappointing.The test of more than 15,000 8th grade students in almost 600 schools across the country shows that fewer than 50% are proficient. The test not only […] Read more »
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 »